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  Letter to Henry Knox, February 25, 1783
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.034
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1783 February 25. 1 p.

[inserted- different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters 25th Feby 1783

Dear Sir

It was some time since reported to me that sundry Artillery Stores had been stolen from the Magazines at Kings ferry – The last Officer who was relieved also reports “a barrell of Powder stolen owing to the deficiency of the Magazine”

I wish some enquiry to be made [inserted: of the Offr. commandg the Artillery] into this repeated loss of Stores that measures may be taken to prevent it –
I am
Dr Sir
Your very Obed serv
Go: Washington

Maj Genl Knox

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 26: 160.