From Joseph Greenleaf
Watertown [Mass.] Octr 23rd 1775
The inclosed plan was presented to me by a country gentleman to make such use of as I should think best. I know no better use I can make of it than to present it to yr excellency being assured that if it affords any good hints they will be improved by you for the public good.1 I am Sr your humb. servt
ALS, NNGL: Knox Papers.
Joseph Greenleaf (1720–1809) of Boston, a brother-in-law of Robert Treat Paine, was a member of the committee that the General Court appointed on 6 Aug. 1775 to examine the refugees from Boston landing at Chelsea.
1. The enclosed plan has not been identified.