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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1780
|Anthony Wayne to George Washington expressing frustration with contradictory accounts from New York
|25 December 1780
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796)
|Expresses frustration with contradictory accounts from New York. Updates Washington on the movements of the British fleet and states that Benedict Arnold boarded one of the vessels. Reports that he does not know if they have sailed yet. Gives information on Arnold's activities and says he was definitely in New York on Saturday 23 December because he was seen by someone. Remarks that he is attempting to form an intelligence network, "I am endeavouring to form a Chain of Intelligence & will succeed if practicable - should any thing material turn up you may be assured of being Informed the soonest possible." Wishes him a Merry Christmas.
|Revolutionary War Revolutionary War General Continental Army Military History Navy Treason Global History and Civics Foreign Affairs Spying Holidays and Celebrations
|Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796) Washington, George (1732-1799) Arnold, Benedict (1741-1801)
|Mount Kemble, New Jersey
|The American Revolution; The Presidency
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859