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Letter to Henry Knox, September 26, 1783

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.043
George Washington. Note signed: Rocky Hill, to Major General Henry Knox, 1783 September 26. 1 p. + doc.

Rocky hill 26th. Septr. 1783

Dear Sir

I am happy in transmitting to you the inclosed resolves of Congress, which I must desire you to publish to the Army: and to assure General Howe and the Detachment who were under his command, of the pleasure it gives me, to communicate to them this public testimony of the approbation of Congress –

I am Dear Sir
Your most obedt. Servt.
Go: Washington

From the Comdr. in Chief
and resolve of Congress of the
13 Septr. 1783.

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 27: 170.