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To Nathaniel Russell
I have your favor of the 6th by Mr Walter and should take a singular pleasure in obliging you or any of your friends could I do it without injuring the just claims of others and without prejudicing the public service. But as your request involves these difficulties duty forbids what inclination would otherwise dictate.
I am Sir Your Most Obedient humble Serv
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 4 November 2017]