George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Knox, 18 November 1794

From Henry Knox

Department of War, Nov: 18 1794.


I have the honor to submit to your view an estimate of the expences of the War department including the probable expences of the detachment of the militia now in service in the Western parts of Pennsylvania.1 I have the honor to be Sir, with the highest respect, Your obedt Servt

H. Knox


1For this estimate, as submitted to Congress, see DNA: RG 233, Reports of the Secretary of the Treasury, 2d to 4th Cong., vol. 4. The cost for pay and supply of the militia detachment was estimated to be $1,122,569.01 for four months’ service.

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