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Letter from Isaac Sears to General Wooster


"New-York, June 14, 1775,

"DEAR SIR: The troops from Cork, destined for this City, may be hourly expected. I have the pleasure to inform you that this day in Congress it was moved that yourself and troops be requested to encamp within five miles of this City. The motion was put off until to-morrow, at the intercession of the members for three Counties, and you may be assured it will be carried by a great majority. I am, dear Sir, yours affectionately,