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  Letter to Henry Knox, November 8, 1782
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.011
George Washington. Letter: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1782 November 8. 1 p.

[inserted- different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters Novr. 8th 1782


As the 4th. Connect. Regt., under the expectation of being soon drafted into the other Regts, is not now employed in hutting, or any other public duties; it is my wish, that this Corps may be occupied in cutting & laying in Wood for the Hospital on the east side fo the River. - The importance of this business is so great, & so obvious, that I scarcely need express the earnestness of my desire, that the Troops abovementioned may be effectually employed in it, untill the Arrangement finally takes place, or untill they shall become essentially necessary for other purposes.

I am, Sir
Your Most Obedt Servt.

Maj. Gen. Knox.

Notes: Signature removed. Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 25: 324.