Spy Letters of the American Revolution -- From the Collections of the Clements Library

May 29, 1781 -- George Washington to Dr. Baker
From the Gold Star Collection
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New Windsor May 29, 1781 / Sir, / A day or two ago I requested / Col. Harrison to apply to you for a pair / of Pincers to fasten the wire of my teeth. --I hope / you furnished him with them.-- I now wish / you would send me one of your scrapers / as my teeth stand in need of cleaning, and / I have little prospect of being in Philadelph. / soon.-- It will come very safe by the Post-- / & in return, the money shall be sent so soon as / I know the cost of it.-- /  I am Sir / Y Very H Serv [Your Very Humble Servant] / G. Washington 
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