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Washington, George (1732-1799) to unknown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07867 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1776/08/13 Pagination: 1 p. 17.6 x 18.1 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07867 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1776/08/13 Pagination: 1 p. 17.6 x 18.1 cm

Washington writes from Headquarters, New York, to an unidentified correspondent, verifiying receipt of a letter and promising to forward it "by the first opportunity." Washington signs as "Your most Obed.[ient and] H.[um]ble Servant." The letter has been carefully mounted on heavy bond paper.

Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

Head Quarters New York 13 Aug. 1776

Sir
I duly received your Favor of the 2d. Inst. with a Letter inclosed, [sic] whihch I shall take care to forward agreeable to your Desire, & bt the first opportunity.-
I am with Respect
Sir
Your most Obedt. Hble Servt
G:o Washington

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