John Deausenberry and James Townsend, Deposition, March 23, 1780

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John Deausenberry and James Townsend, Deposition, March 23, 1780

Subject

Washington, George, 1732-1799--Career in espionage.
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Military intelligence.

Description

This deposition reflects the capture of James Townsend, Robert Townsend's relative who briefly served as courier when the Culpers tried a new route. James was arrested by the Americans and Washington had to intervene to secure his release.

Creator

James Townsend
John Deausenberry

Source

George Washington Papers at the Library of Congress, 1741-1799: Series 4. General Correspondence. 1697-1799, Image 172, 173,

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Date

1780-03-23

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Language

English

Type

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Identifier

http://memory.loc.gov/mss/mgw/mgw4/065/0100/0176.jpg
http://memory.loc.gov/mss/mgw/mgw4/065/0100/0177.jpg

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Citation

James Townsend, "John Deausenberry and James Townsend, Deposition, March 23, 1780 ," in The Culper Spy Ring and Benedict Arnold, Item #821, http://culperspyring.com/items/show/821 (accessed August 21, 2017).