George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 17 September 1782

Head Quarters
17th Septr 1782

Dear Sir

I have received your favors of the 16th Inst. Things being circumstanced as they are, I consent to the work upon the Magazine being stopped, and the Workmen employed upon the Barracks in the Garrison. I shall inform the Secretary at War, who seemed to have the completion of the Magazine much at heart, of the reasons which have hindered us from proceeding.

I shall approve your nomination of Commissaries &c. of Military stores in the orders of the day. I am with great esteem Dear Sir Your most Obedt Servt

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