George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 12 April 1794

To Henry Knox

[Philadelphia, 12 April 1794]


Your report, dated the 11th instt, respecting the defence of Miro district is approved, and the Governor of the South Western Territory may be authorized to carry it into effect.1 Given at Philadelphia this 12th day of April 1794.

Go: Washington


1Knox included the defensive measures suggested in his letter to GW of 11 April in a letter to William Blount of 14 April (Carter, Territorial Papers description begins Clarence Edwin Carter et al., eds. The Territorial Papers of the United States. 27 vols. Washington, D.C., 1934–69. description ends , 4:339).

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