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  Letter to Henry Knox, March 24, 1783
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.035
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1783 March 24. 1 p.

[inserted- different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters March 24th . 1783

Sir

In order to facilitate and expedite the communication between the Post of Dobbs Ferry and Head Quarters (which must be kept up principally by Runners) I have to request you will give Orders for forwarding expeditiously by a trusty Non Commissd. Officer or Soldier as far as Kings Ferry (where the senior Officer has Instructions on the subject) all Dispatches from Head Quarters to Dobbs Ferry - and also that you will send to Head Quarters by the same mode of conveyance or in any manner you may judge best, all Letters, Papers, and Dispatches coming from the Lines or Advanced Posts, addressed to me, or either of the Gentlemen of my Family.

I am Sir
Your Most Obedt Servt.
Go: Washington

Majr. Genl Knox.

[docket] From His Exy. Gen. Washington 24 March 1783

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 26: 256-57.