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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:1629
AUTHOR:George Washington (1732–99)
QUOTATION:You will therefore send me none but Natives, and Men of some property, if you have them.
ATTRIBUTION:General GEORGE WASHINGTON, letter to his regimental commanders, April 30, 1777.—The Writings of George Washington, ed. John C. Fitzpatrick, vol. 7, p. 495 (1932).

  Washington wanted a contingent of guards he could trust. This order is often quoted as “Put none but Americans on guard tonight.”
SUBJECTS:Revolutionary War (1775–1783)
 
 
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