George Washington Papers

From George Washington to Henry Knox, 1 February 1783

Head Quarters 1st Febuy 1783

Dear sir

I am to desire--that you will take the earliest Opportunity to furnish me with an Estimate of every thing in the Ordnance and Artillery Department which will be necessary to carry on an Offensive and vigorous Campaign—considering also the Seige of New York as a probable Operation—this Estimate to be on the same principles as those of 80 & 81—noting such of the Articles as are already in our possession or within our Reach to shew what is to be procured by ways and means yet to be devised. I am Dear Sir Your very Obedt Servt

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