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  Letter to Henry Knox, September 12, 1782
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.031
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1782 September 12. 2 p. + doc.

[inserted-different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters 12th Septemr 1782.

Dear Sir

As soon as the french Army arrives, which will be on Saturday and Sunday next, I will contrive to know whether the field pieces or royal Howitzers, will be most acceptable to Count de Rochambeau, and will inform you. I think with you, that the Inscription had best be in Latin If the Person belonging to the Artillery can do the engraving, I will send down the proposed Inscription (a copy of which I inclose) to Phila and have it translated into elegant Latin.

Capt Doughty, is [2] by general Orders, appointed fort Major of West point & its Dependencies.

With much Regard
I am Dear Sir
Your most Obedt Servt
Go: Washington

Major Genl Knox

His Exy Gen. Washington
12 Sept. 1782
From Head Quarters 1782
Original No 44

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 25: 149-50.