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Letter from Henry Knox, June 29, 1783

TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.13.015

Henry Knox.  Autograph letter draft signed: West Point, NY, to George Washington, 1783 June 29.  1 p. + doc.

 

West point 29 June 1783

 

[inserted different hand:  To W]

 

Sir

 

The remainder of the 3d massachusets regiment amounting to about 250 cannot be in readiness to march untill the afternoon.  [struck: They would] [inserted: Being] part of the late 8th [struck: and] they were to be organized and were distitute of essential articles for their <?>.  [strike-out] Capt Cogswell will command them  The troops who have marched <?> have not their [struck: full] compliment of [inserted: field] officers Colonel Michael Jackson & Colonel Rose have never joined at this post Lt Colonel Maxwell and Major Pettingal were unwell [struck: at this place].

 

I have the honor to be
Your Excelleys
Most Obedient
Servant
H Knox

 

His Excellency
Genl Washington

 

[docket]
To His Excellency Genl Washington
29 June 1783