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From Colonel Charles Pettit
Philadelphia 19th Jany 1781
I have only time by the return of this express to acknowledge the receipt of your favr of the 29th and Major B[urnet]s of the 27th ult. for which you have my thanks. I make this acknowledgment that you may rest easy as to the safety of those letters, and must take another opporty of writing the rest of what I have to say to you. In the mean time be assured of the most perfect esteem and good wishes of
your friend [unsigned]
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene,
ed. Dennis Conrad et al.
(Columbia, S.C.: Model Editions Partnership, 1999). Full texts of documents calendared in
The Papers of General Nathanael Greene
(Chapel Hill, N.C.: University of North Carolina Press, 1994), Vol. 7, pp. 152-289. On the Web at http://mep.blackmesatech.com/mep/ [Accessed 25 October 2017]