Henry Knox. Letter:
West Point, to George Washington, 1783 March 11.
1 p. + doc.
point 11 March 1783
– different hand: Washington]
should have been at Head quarters this morning agreably to your Excellencys
request by Major Shaw, but there is so much ice in the river as to prevent all
passing by water. I [struck:
shall embrace the first] day [struck: the]
If [struck: the ice will] If the State of the river will [struck:
permit] [inserted: <?>] tomorow I shall wait on your [inserted:
Excellency] I believe no person, will go from West point in consequence of
the [strike-out] [inserted: extraordinary]
notification and address forwarded w Colonel Crane.
[struck: Colonel] I am
my dear Sir
with the highest degree of respect
most obedt. Servt
His Excellcy Genl Washington
To His Excel Genl Washington 11th March 1783