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  Letter to Henry Knox, March 27, 1783
TRANSCRIPT GLC 2437.53.036
George Washington. Letter signed: Head Quarters, to Major General Henry Knox, 1783 March 27. 2 p. + doc.

[inserted- different hand: Washington]
Head Quarters March 27th 1783

Dear Sir

Since you left me, a Servant of the Marquis de la Fayette has arrived with Dispatches – The Marquis sent him in the Packet from Cadiz – I enclose a summary of the Articles as published in Philadelphia; also a Copy of the Communication of the Secretary of Foreign Affairs, & the [struck: translation] [inserted: Extract] of a Letter from His Excellency the Minister of France for your satisfaction.

It likewise gives me great pleasure to have received the following Assurance from a Gentleman in Congress. “The measures of the Army are such as I could have wished them, and will add new lustre to their character as well as [2] strengthen the hands of Congress.”–

With the greatest regard
I am Dear Sir
Your Most Obedt Servt
Go: Washington

Maj. Genl Knox

from Gen Washington 27 March
1783 [inserted: Original No 38-]

Notes: Published in Fitzpatrick, John C. The Writings of George Washington. v. 26: 262.