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Letter to Henry Knox, May 17, 1782

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.006

George Washington. Letter: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1782 May 1. 1 p.

 

[inserted – different hand: Washington]

 

Head Quarters 1st. May 1782 –

 

Sir. –

 

I have been favor’d with your Letter of the 21st. Ulto. I am so totally in the dark at this Time, respecting the scene of our operations for the ensuing Campaign, that I cannot at present, give you any directions respecting the Time and Rout that Colo. Lamb’s Regiment shall march – As soon as I am decided, I shall inform you in Season. –

 

The Sappers and Miners have been ordered to West Point, because, their Services may be usefull at that Post.

 

I am with esteem

Dr. Sir

Your Most humble. Servt –

 

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M. Genl. Knox

 

 

Notes:  Signature removed.