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I rejoice with you my dear friend and General, with glorious issue of your warfare how rich must be your sensations at this moment! May the God long continue you to see the progression of peace and happiness which has been obtained under your auspices. happy day for America! I am my dear General with the greatest warmth & sincerity Your affectionate MHi : Henry Knox Papers.
Notwithstanding the agreeable view of affairs transmitted by Governor Blount I have the mortification of submitting to you a letter of more recent date of quite a contrary complexion which I presume is authentic. I have the honor to be with perfect respect Your obed. Servant LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . The enclosed letter has not been identified.
I have the honor to enclose to your Excellency the last weekly returns of the troops. Since my last, I appointed a board to inspect the decrepid and infirm who were incapable of duty, which have reported sixty one to be discharged as unfit for service, one of them with a pension. I shall accordingly discharge them which I hope will have your Excellency’s approbation. We are busy in withdrawing...
I should have been at Head quarters this morning agreably to Your Excellencys request by Major Shaw, but there is so much ice in the river as to prevent all passing by water. If the State of the river will admit tomorrow I shall wait on your Excellcy I beleive no person, will go from West point in consequence of the extraordinary notification and address forwarded by Colonl Crane. I am my dear...
Enclosed is a letter from Colonel Sprout of this day containing information of the extraordinary conduct of a Mr Honniwell. If upon an enquiry the facts should appear as stated to Colonel Sprouts, The justice and dignity of America are deeply concerned that such an atrocious violation of the Laws of nations, should be punished with exemplary vigor. I have the honor to be with great respect...
I have no objection to Captain Wools resignation. DNA : RG 93—Manuscript File. The Bearer Capt. Isaiah Wool, having a desire to resign his commission, as it appears he is not indebted to the public; has no objection to it if you think proper to recommend him. I am Sir with Esteem Your Huml Servt
Letter not found: from Henry Knox, 11 Aug. 1792. On 15 Aug., GW wrote Knox that “This morning your Letter of the 11th came to hand.”
since my arrival at this place which was on the 7th instant I have had the honor to receive your favor of the 25th ultimo. I propose to set out on my return on Monday the 21st, and hope to be in the vicinity of the sorely afflicted city of Philadelphia on the or before the 1st of November. I have the honor to be sir with the most perfect respect and attachment Your Most obedient humble Servant...
War Department, Philadelphia, 29 Dec. 1791. Has the honor to submit letters of 19 and 21 October from Major General St. Clair received this day by the Fort Pitt post. LS , DLC:GW ; LB , DLC:GW . Arthur St. Clair’s letters to Henry Knox of 19 and 21 Oct. 1791 have not been found.
Enclosed is a state of the case of a Mr Corney. Gen. McDougall speaks well of him, as a person of honor, although opposed to us. It appears to me that this place is rather improper for him, except he is to be kept for a long time. I beg your Excellency’s immediate directions concerning it . I am, with great respect, Your Excellency’s most obedt servt DLC : Papers of George Washington.