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________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (127).
Major Benjamin Tallmadge
Commanding, Continental Army Intelligence
September 24, 1780
General Washington,
________________________________________________________
_________________________ (260). _________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________ (94).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________(31).
________________________________ (222).
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (200).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________ (160).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________ (136)?
Benedict Arnold
formerly General, Continental Army
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September 28, 1780
Mr. Arnold,
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________ (71).
________________________________________________________
________________________________ (105). You did nothing
for your country; you betrayed your country, the country to
which you made an oath of loyalty. _______________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (158).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________ (72).
Finally,
George Washington, General
Commander-in-Chief
Continental Army
September 28, 1780
Major Tallmadge,
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
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________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (135).
George Washington, General
October 2, 1780
General Washington,
I regret to inform you that ________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (159).
Having been informed that he was in residence ____________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (170).
We found out his new location _______________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (232).
Major Benjamin Tallmadge
October 10, 1780
General Washington,
Greetings. I have in hand your proposal to __________________
________________________________________________________
__________________________________________________ (204).
___________________________________________________ (333).
However, _______________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (258).
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________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (104).
Sir Henry Clinton, General
His Majesty’s Army
October 17, 1780
General Clinton,
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (137).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (230).
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
____________________________________________________ (32).
George Washington, General
Continental Army
October 22, 1780
Your Excellency, General Washington,
At the request of Major Benjamin Tallmadge, I make a full
report of the events of the evening of September 12, in which I
had myself some exceedingly small part.
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I serve as _______________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (103).
________________________________________________________
_________________________________ (201); I, in turn, collect no
intelligence myself. Thus, __________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (169),
until that night of September 12.
One of Major Tallmadge’s agents, _________________________
___________________________________________________ (231),
had an urgent message to convey to Major Tallmadge.
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (340).
Arriving at my residence, and not finding me there, she
made a difficult decision. Sending her boy back home with
a kiss and a prayer, ______________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________________________________
________________________________ (341).
You must understand that ________________________________
________________________________________________________
___________________________________________________ (171).
This young woman ______________________________________
________________________________________________________

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