Henry Knox. Autograph
letter draft signed: West Point, NY, to George Washington, 1783 June 29.
1 p. + doc.
point 29 June 1783
– different hand: To W]
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
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
To His Excellency Genl Washington
29 June 1783