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  Letter to Henry Knox, June 8, 1783
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George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Henry Knox, 1783 June 8. 1 p. + doc.

[inserted - different hand: Washington] Head Quarters June 8th 1783

Dear Sir

In answer to the question which has been proposed, whether the Music are entitled to fire Arms, under the Resolution of Congress of the 23d of April, I am to give it as my opinion they are not; but that they should be allowed to take their Drums & Fifes, which is the mode that has been adopted respecting the Music who have been furloughed from this Cantonment

I am Dear Sir
With great regard
Your Most Obedt. Servt
Go: Washington

Major Genl. Knox

[docket] From His Exly Gen Washington 8 June 1783

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 26: 482.