During the American Revolution, Theunis Dey served as colonel of the Bergen County Militia, which brought him into constant communication with General Washington. The Dey-Washington relationship was unique in that "besides sharing ideals of liberty and military secrets, they had other interests in common. Both were nearly the same age, both were large land owners and agriculturalists, and both had served in a civil capacity in the governing bodies of their respective counties and states.”
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