Hand, Edward (1744-1802) to Henry Knox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01573 Author/Creator: Hand, Edward (1744-1802) Place Written: Verplanck, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 4 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address : docket ; 13.6 x 20.9 cm.
Written from Camp Verplanks Point, present-day Verplanck, New York. Writes, "As the Commander in Chief proposes reviewing the Line on Saturday next, the relief for Dobb's Ferry and the fatigue at West Point will not march untill Sunday - it is expected that the regiments forming this Camp will be perfectly collected for the review." "On public service" written on address leaf.
Camp Verplanks Point 4th. Septr. 1782
As the Commander in Chief proposes reviewing the Line on Saturday next, the relief for Dobbs's Ferry and the fatigue at West Point will not march untill Sunday - it is expected that the regiments [struck: now in] forming this Camp will be perfectly collected for the review -
Edw. Hand Adjt. Genl.
Major General Knox
From General [text loss]
4th Sepr 178[text loss]
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