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To Jonathan Clarke, Jr.
I have your favor of the 6th by Mr Walter. This is the first time I have had the pleasure to hear from you since your captivity; and am sorry that it is not in my power to comply immediately with your wishes without injuring the claims of others as well as the public interest. The moment these difficulties can be removed I shall be happy in an opportunity to oblige you. I am sir
Your Most Obedient humble Sert
Autograph draft signed (MiU-C)
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 1 September 2017]