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To George Washington from Henry Knox, 16 September 1782

West Point 16 Sept. 1782.


Capt. Machin is desirous of going to Philadelphia for a few days, to transact some business relative to the recruiting service for this state. If his absence for a short time will not interfere with his trial, and your Excellency has no objection, I would recommend him for the indulgence requested. I have the honor to be most respectfully Your Excellencys very hum. servt

H. Knox.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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