George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Major General Philip Schuyler, 16 November 1775

To Major General Philip Schuyler

Cambridge 16th Novr 1775.

Dear Sir

I wrote you this Day by Express and informed you therein the great Necessity I was in for Ordonance Stores & ammunition, and that [I woud Send]1 Henry Knox Esqr. to New York to procure there as much as can be spared, from thence to proceed to you, that Gentleman will deliver you this Letter, I recommend him and the Business he goes upon to your Attention, should he find more Money than he carries with him necessary you will please to supply him.2 I am with great Esteem Dear Sir Your most h: Servt

Go: Washington

P.S. As I am anxious on Account of your Health be so good as to mention the State of it in your Letter.


LB, NN: Schuyler Papers; LB, DLC:GW; Varick transcript, DLC:GW.

1The words within square brackets are taken from the letter-book copy in DLC:GW.

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