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Tallmadge, Benjamin, 1754-1835


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Letter, to Benjamin Tallmadge, 1781 April 8

 Item — Box 2, Folder: 1781.04.08
Identifier: RM-1221
Scope and Contents

George Washington to Benjamin Tallmadge, 8 April 1781, in which Washington asks Tallmadge to transmit a letter to Rochambeau. Washington contemplated a daring raid on the British troop on Long Island. “The success of the Enterprise,” Washington wrote to Tallmadge, “must depend, on … the secrecy of the attempt, and a knowledge of the exact situation of the enemy.”

Dates: 1781 April 8