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Hand, Edward (1744-1802) to Henry Knox

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01559 Author/Creator: Hand, Edward (1744-1802) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. ; 20.4 x 21.1 cm.

Encloses information from the day's General Orders and asks Knox to pass the information on to the 3rd Massachusetts Regiment who are on fatigue on West Point. Orders say they should probably march on Friday next. Also has orders for the 2nd Connecticut, and asks Knox's garrison to send their monthly rations to his office without delay.

1 Sept 1782
Dear Sir
I send the above extract from the Genl. Order of this day for your Satisfaction & request you will please have it communicated to the 3d. Massachusetts Regt. on fatigue at West Point as its relief agreable [sic] to former orders should march on friday next
I am also to request that the Officer sent from the 2d. Connecticut regt. may be permitted to collect & bring with him to camp the Small Guards & fatigues from that regt. still remaining at & in the Vicinity of West Point
I am Dr. Sir
your most Obedt. & Very
Hble Servt.
Edwd: Hand. A. Gl.
P.S. be pleased to direct
the Several Corps Composing
your Garrison to send their
monthly returns for the last
months to my office without
delay my Genl. return is delayed
thro. their neglect
Major Genl. Knox

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