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Hand, Edward (1744-1802) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01551 Author/Creator: Hand, Edward (1744-1802) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 August 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 33.8 x 20.7 cm.

Written from "Orderly Office." Writes, "Major Mannand of the Corps of Engineers has this minute applied to me for five men to go to wappings creek for a Batteau, which is to transport the Baggage of the Engineers from the Neighborhood of Fishkill Landing to West Point the application comes too late to be complied with from the Troops ordered to March tomorrow. I have therefore taken the Liberty to refer him to you not doubting but you will as soon as convenient order him a party from the garrison under your Command."

Orderly Office 30th. Augt. 1782
12 O'Clock
Sir
Major Mannand of the Corps of Engineers has this minute applied to me for five men to go to wappings Creek for a Batteau, which is to transport the Baggage of the Engineers from the Neighborhood of Fishkill Landing to West Point
The application comes too late to be complied with from the Troops ordered to March tomorrow. I have therefore taken the Liberty to refer him to you not doubting but you will as soon as convenient order him a party from the garrison under your Command.
I am Sir
your Obedt. Servt.
Edwd. Hand
A. Gl.
Major Gl. Knox

[docket]
From
Gen. Hand
30th. Augt. 1782

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