George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Isaac Ledyard, 27 September 1780

FishKill 27 Septr 1780


Since sealing my Letter to your Excellency I recollect to have mentioned that I know nothing against young Mr Smyth besides his endeavouring to conceal these papers & I meant nothing which regarded Genl Arnolds & Joshua Smyths Treachery.

I thought it necessary to make this supplement to my Letter of this morning, least that should apear to contradict my former Letter to Col. Lamb wherein I mention Mr Wm Smyth’s being at his Uncle Wm Smyths on Long Island and Govr Tryon’s coming frequently there expressly to converse with him. I am with the greatest Respect Your Excellency’s most Obedt and Humble Servt

I Ledyard

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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