The Papers of General Nathanael Greene

From Captain Joseph Marbury


I have inclosed you a Return of the Stores at this place; the led [i.e., lead] I sent to the Moravian Town according to the Generals Order, I was at a loss to know who to send it to as you did not inform me who the Conductor was. The Officer who took charge of it is not yet return'd. I directed him if he could not learn who He was[,] to Store it with Mr Baggy a Mercht there & bring me his receipt for it. I reserved 339 wt in pound Barrs for the use of Riflemen, as there are often Orders sent to me to furnish them.
I sent to Major Davidson for Shoes. The Waggon returnd without any, but informs that they will be sent to me in a few days. As soon as they arrive, I shall without loss of time forward them to Head Quarters.
I have sent to Camp by Capt Yarbourough the Tents mentioned in my last also some Overalls, his Rect you have inclosed. The Pack Saddles will be finishd in a Short time. I am Sir

Your Most Hble Servt

Jos Marbury

Autograph letter signed (MiU-C) 1 p.