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Letter to General Washington


Mr˙ Duer, according to order, reported the two following Letters, which were read and approved, viz:

"A˙ M˙, July 26, 1776.

"SIR: I am directed by the Convention to transmit to your Excellency a copy of the Examination of Balthazar De Hardt, relative to the conduct of the Tories in Monmouth County, in New Jersey, and to acquaint you that we have likewise sent duplicates to the President of the Convention of the State of New Jersey, and to the Chairman of the Committee of Monmouth, in order that measures may be taken for preventing the pernicious practices of such parricides to their country. I have the honour to be, &c.

"His Excellency General Washington."