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Clinton, George, 1739-1812


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Letter, to George Clinton, 1778 October 8

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1778.10.08
Identifier: MSS-469
Scope and Contents General Washington writes from Fishkill [N. Y.] to New York governor George Clinton. Abuse of citizens in this state by army officers -- ordered boat containing Mr. Cuyler's family and belongings to be stopped short of Fishkill -- those aboard shouldn't be permitted to review the works at West Point -- sends by express packets addressed to Clinton and [government of N. Y.], sent down by flag -- they contain extraordinary Manifesto and proclamation -- if boat with Cuyler's effects is to...
Dates: 1778 October 8