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  Letter to Henry Knox, April 21, 1783
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.038
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters Newburgh, to Major General Henry Knox, 1783 April 21. 1 p.

[inserted - different hand: Washington] Head Quarters Newburgh 21st April 1783

Sir

The cessation of hostilities having been now proclaimed you will permit any Citizens of the State of New York or of the United States to pass and repass your Post with any Vessels, Boats or Water Craft without any hindrance or molestation on their reporting themselves to you or to such Officer as shall be appointed by you for the purpose

I am
Sir
Your most Obedt. Servt.
Go: Washington
Major Genl. Knox
West Point

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 26: 344-45.