Henry Knox. Letter:
West Point, to George Washington, 1783 September 03. 2 p. + doc.
3 Septr 1783
– different hand: To W.]
received your Excellencys favor of the 29th directing a suspension of
the troops and stores destined for the western posts.
The light Infantry company which came from the lines have returned, &
I directed that the clothing drawn by them and the atillery men to be
redelivered to the Clothier.
are certain french refugees in this vicinity under the direction of a Major
Merlet, who have drawn about one hundred rations to pay for men women and
children. It appearing from
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consequence of your Excellencys orders, [strike-out]
particularly for last month I mentioned to give the order for the present month.
Gibbs with the 2d Massachusetts Regiment will arrive [struck: at the] here today. He
has left more than eighty fish upon his route.
I shall send a vessel for those at Brushwick.
are the [struck: returns] last month
& returns  of the troops.
I have the honor to be with great
respect your Excellencys
His Excellency Genl Washington
Letter to His Excellency
Genl Washington. 3d. Sept