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This is the letter accompanying the handwriting report by the expert graphologist Morton Pennypacker hired to determine if Robert Townsend and Samuel Culper Junior were the same person by comparing handwriting samples. The expert concluded that not…

The large cash withdrawals and infrequent attention to his business seems to have cost Townsend his partnership with Oakman, as evidenced by this final page of his ledger indicated the dissolution of his business.

Note the cash movements, on this page alone Townsend removes well over 500 pounds in cash, an astronomical amount. There also large gaps in the periods he makes any transactions in his ledgers. Closer analysis is required to determine if some of the…

While this page does not show any appearances in Townsend's store of Roe or Woodhull, there are large cash sums that Townsend is taking. Small amounts add up to over 80 pounds, and by the end of the page Townsend is taking the preferred hard metal…

On this page there are a few questionable cash withdrawals, although Townsend handled the emergency dispatch the network rushed through on July 21, 1780 differently than typical dispatches, because he used a response letter to a fake request from a…

This page contains a vague reference to 52 pounds cash removed from the accounts as Benedict Arnold leaks the word about the French Fleet's arrival to the British and Washington reactivates the Culper Spy Ring.

On these pages there are some cash movements occurring, but they all seem to involve legitimate private clients and there are no appearances of people connected to the Culper Spy Ring, which is officially inactive at this point.