George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 9 February 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor 9th Feby 81


I have received the report of your proceedings in compliance with my instructions to you of the 7th Ulto all of which have my intire approbation and merit my warmest acknowledgements for the zeal and judgment so conspicuous in them. The result of your applications, I hope will be as satisfactory as it will be beneficial to the troops. The states whose determinations you report have done themselves honor by their liberality, and by their ready attention to the objects of your mission. I doubt not Connecticut will be not less generous or less attentive. Accept the assurances of the esteem and friendship with which I am Dr Sir Your obedient ser.

DLC: Papers of George Washington.

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