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Your letter of the 15th of December has been receivd and would have had an earlier answer but for Mr Clays absense who I wanted to hear from and consult upon the subject of it; and for want of which I cannot give you a decisive answer at this time.
In your letter you offer to exchange Money and supply dry goods for bills on France; but propose no rate of exchange for one, & give no account of the prices or quallity of the other. These matters being more fully explained and I have had further information from Mr Clay I shall be prepard to give you an Answer. I am sir
Your humble Ser
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 6 September 2017]