Robert Townsend (November 25, 1753 – March 7, 1838) was a member of the Culper Ring during the American Revolution. Townsend operated in New York City with the aliases “Samuel Culper, Jr.” and “723,” and gathered information as a service to General George Washington. He is one of the least known operatives in the spy ring, once demanding that Abraham Woodhull (aka “Samuel Culper”) never tell his name to anyone, not even Washington.

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  • Robert Townsend (November 25, 1753 – March 7, 1838) was a member of the Culper Ring during the American Revolution. Townsend operated in New York City with the aliases “Samuel Culper, Jr.” and “723,” and gathered information as a service to General George Washington. He is one of the least known operatives in the spy ring, once demanding that Abraham Woodhull (aka “Samuel Culper”) never tell his name to anyone, not even Washington. (en)
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  • Robert Townsend (November 25, 1753 – March 7, 1838) was a member of the Culper Ring during the American Revolution. Townsend operated in New York City with the aliases “Samuel Culper, Jr.” and “723,” and gathered information as a service to General George Washington. He is one of the least known operatives in the spy ring, once demanding that Abraham Woodhull (aka “Samuel Culper”) never tell his name to anyone, not even Washington. (en)
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  • Robert Townsend (spy) (en)
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