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Letter from General Washington to the Committee of Safety


"In Congress, April 26, 1776.

"Resolved, That none of the Troops already raised be, for the present, disbanded for want of Arms; and that the General apply to the Convention and Committee of Safety of New-York for such Arms as may have been collected under the Resolve of Congress for disarming Non-Associators and disaffected persons, or any other Arms they can supply and deliver to the New-York Troops."