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Letter to the Committee of Albany: Powder forwarded for General Schuyler


Mr˙ Pye offered to go up Hudson' s River, and get the said Gunpowder put on board of a Sloop for Albany; and thereupon, a draught of a Letter to the Committee of Albany was read, and is in the words following, to wit:

Committee of Safety, New-York, July 18, 1775.

SIR: With this you will receive four hogsheads, said to contain fifty-two quarter-casks of Gunpowder; it is sent by the Continental Congress to go to Ticonderoga. Pray inform General Schuyler of it, and forward it to Ticonderoga with all possible despatch.

We are, Sir, your humble servants.

To Samuel Stringer, esq˙, Albany.