George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Henry Knox, 14 October 1782

West Point, 14 Octo. 1782


Annexed is a state of the barracks exclusive of that in Fort Clinton. Certainly a greater number than in this calculation were stowed in them last Winter, and in addition sixteen officers were crowded in almost every room. With the barrack we are now erecting for the officers, the number contained in the calculation and their officers will be conveniently accommodated. I have the honor to be, with the highest respect Your Excellency’s most obed. servt

H. Knox.

Old barrack 10 rooms, 16 by 18 feet 14 men in each 140
Sappers & Miners 8 rooms 20 by 16 14 112
Long barrack 40 20 by 17 16 640

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