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To Captain Thomas Bell
Captain Thomas Bell of Coll Nathl Gists Regiment (one [of] 16 additional Corps) not being included in any State [now] Serving in the southern Army, is hereby permitted to [go] home agreeable to a Resolution of the Honorable the Congress dated 3d October last. Given in Camp at Hick's Creek on Pee Dee River, South Carolina this 21st January 1781.
Letter signed (RG 93, WRMS, Misc. Mss. #20345, DNA
) 1 p.
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 15 January 2018]