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Washington, George (1732-1799) To: William Greene.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07915 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1781/03/12 Pagination: 3 p+ docket. 32.5 x 20.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07915 Author/Creator: Washington, George (1732-1799) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1781/03/12 Pagination: 3 p+ docket. 32.5 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Requests Greene to relocate cannons from Providence to Rochambeau's post.

Background Information: Signer of the U.S. Constitution.

People: Washington, George, 1732-1799
Greene, William, 1731-1809

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: PresidentRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryFranceGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsArtilleryWeaponry

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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