The Papers of General Nathanael Greene

From Colonel Lewis Morris, Jr.,

Forwards two letters that just arrived from Col. [Henry] Lee; rejoices in the "complete surprise" of the enemy at Georgetown.[1] Gen. [Isaac] Huger will send an express to Cross Creek and Wilmington "to alarm the people."[2]
Excerpt from Anderson Galleries, Catalog #1213 (March 1916).
    [1.] These were undoubtedly Lee's two letters of 25 January (PGNG, 7: 197, PGNG, 7: 197-199).
    [2.] Lee had written in his first letter of 25 January that a British force had sailed for Wilmington, N.C. (For more on the capture of Wilmington, see note at Drayton to NG, 2 February, PGNG, 7: 236-237.)