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Letter from Henry Knox, February 5, 1780

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.05.029
Henry Knox. Letter draft: New Windsor, to George Washington, 1780 February 05. 1 p. + addr.

New Windsor 5 Feby 1780 –

[inserted - different hand: To W.]

Dear Sir

I send your Excellency the volume of pamphlets sent [struck: by] [inserted: belonging] Governor Trumbull. I have taken the liberty to retain for two or three days the single pamphlet written by Governor Pownall, and shall be oblig’d by the perusal of the volume when your Excellency has done with it

I [struck: have] wish to go to West point to day the weather & Sleighing very favorable which obliges me to postpone making my report to your Excellen<c>y untill tomorrow or next day

I have [strike-out] am
with greatest Respect
and affection you
<?> Most Obet Sr

His Exlly
Genl Washington

His Excell Genl
Washington 5 Feby
1780 –