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  Letter to Henry Knox, September 5, 1782
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George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1782 September 5. 1 p. + doc.

Head Quarters
September 5th 1782

Dear Sir

The Arms of the Army are are daily getting out of repair with out any possibility of remedying it there are no travelling Forges here and if there were I am informed they could not be set at Work for want of some Articles which are absolutely necessary such as Borax salt &c. can any of the Armourers and necessary materials be spared from West Point to come here with some travelling Forges and repair the Arms whilst we keep this possition? or what other method will it be best to adopt

I am
Dr Sir
Your very Obedt: Servt
Go: Washington

Major General Knox

His Exy Gen Washington
5 Sept 1782.
Original No. 43

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 25: 128.