From Colonel Henry Knox
New York Augt 19 1776
May it please Your Excellency
I understood that some few Cannon were to be taken from Mount Washington for Kings Bridge for the present—we find great difficulty in procuring the Carriages for General Fellowss encampment—the Greatest part of which I hope will be Completed to day and tomorrow after which we will turn our whole endevors to Complete those for Kings Bridge.1 I am with Great Respect Your Excellencys Most Obt & Humble Sert
ALS, MHi: Heath Papers. GW’s aide-de-camp Richard Cary sent this letter to Heath with a brief covering letter (see Cary to Heath, this date, MHi: Heath Papers).