George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 8 June 1781

Head Quarters New Windsor June 8 1781

Dear Sir

I enclose to you the application of the State of New Jersey for Ammunition, also General Cornell’s Letter informing what quantity may be expected from the Eastward, and request your opinion of the expediency of granting any to that State, and in that case how much?

I wish also to be advised, what has been done respecting Plank for Platforms, and whether it will be necessary to have arrangements made with the Quarter Master Genl for procuring that Article. With great esteem & regard I am Dear Sir Your Most Hble Servant

Go: Washington

P.S. Be pleased to return the papers after perusal.

MHi: Henry Knox Papers.

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