George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 9 December 1780

Head Quarters 9th Decemr 1780

Dear Sir

Congress have ordered all the Artillery Artificers in Pennsylvania to be removed to Carlisle, and have directed a Field Officer of Artillery to be detached to that place to take the command; and superintend the Elaboratory there—You will be pleased to detach an Officer upon this service, and give him the necessary instructions upon the occasion. I am Dear Sir Yr most obt Servt

Go: Washington


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