To Brigadier General Henry Knox
[West Point, July 25, 1779]
The General is anxious to receive you observations on the letter sent you yesterday from General Gates1 so soon as possible, that he may dispatch an express waiting for an answer.
Yr. Most Obed ser
Alex Hamilton Aide De Camp
ALS, MS Division, New York Public Library.
1. Major General Horatio Gates’s letter to Washington (dated July 18, 1779), which deals with questions concerning the management of the arsenal at Springfield, is located in George Washington Papers, Library of Congress.