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From George Washington to Henry Knox, 25 February 1783

Head Quarters 25th feby 1783

Dear Sir

It was some time since Reported to me that sundry Artillery-Stores had been stolen from the Magazines at Kings ferry—The last Officer who was Relieved also reports “A barrell of Powder stolen owing to the deficiency of the Magazine.”

I wish some inquiry to be made of the Offr, commandg the Artillery into this repeated loss of Stores that measures may be taken to prevent it. I am Dr Sir Your very Obed. serv.

Go: Washington

MHi: Henry Knox Papers.

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