George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Knox, 19 July 1794

From Henry Knox

[19 July 1794]1


I have the honor to submit to you a form of a Commission which it may be proper to give to the Chickasaw Chiefs they being extremely desirous of something of the sort.2

I also enclose a letter just received from Captain Williamson of the Genessee Country.3 I am, Sir, Most respectfully, Your obedt Servt

H. Knox


1Though the LS is undated, it is docketed with the date "19 July 1794," and the letter-book copy is dated "July 19. 1794."

2The enclosed form has not been identified. Reportedly GW gave army commissions to some members of the Chickasaw delegation visiting Philadelphia at this time (Gazette of the United States and Daily Evening Advertiser [Philadelphia], 9 Aug.).

3The letter from Charles Williamson has not been identified.

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