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  Letter to Henry Knox, September 17, 1782
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George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1782 September 17. 2 p. + doc. + addr.

[inserted- different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters 17th Septr. 1782

Dear Sir

I have received your favors of the 16th. Inst. Things being circumstanced as they are, I consent to the work upon the Magazine being stopped, and the Workmen employed upon the Barracks in the garrison. I shall inform the Secretary at War, who seemed to have the completion of the Magazine much at heart, of the reasons which have hindered us from proceeding.

I shall approve your nomination of Commissaries &c of Military stores, in the orders of the day

I am with great esteem
Dear Sir
Your most Obedt. Servt.
Go: Washington

Major General Knox

[docket]
From his Excells
Washington 17*loss*
1782
[inserted- in different hand: Original No 23 ]

[address]
Major General Knox
West Point

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 25: 172.