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Letter from Henry Knox, October 19, 1781

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.07.124
Henry Knox. Autographed letter signed: to George Washington, 1781 October 19. 1 p. + addr.

9 oClock, evening of the 19th October 1781

[inserted - different hand: H.K to Washington]

I have just received my dear general an inaccurate report of the Cannon & Mortars which are in Yorks, and which amount to 170. Sixty five of which are brass – The extreme confusion in that place has prevented my officers being more particular at present, but I hope tomorrow to render a more certain account to your Excellency. Knowing Colonel Tilghmans destination I thought even this impatient Sketch might be of use. No course has been received of those at Glocester.

I am with great Respect
& affection Your Excellencys
Obedient Servant
H Knox

His Excely General Washington

To His Ex. Gen. Washington
19th Octo. 1781.