The Papers of General Nathanael Greene

From Captain Matthew Ramsey

Hond Sir

Agreeable to Your order I have appointed a proper person to be Stationd at Sealses to Ride Express. I was much Surprised to find, the waggons that came from head Quarters for Salt did not bring the Hides. There is a Boat Just arrivd from Wilmington, with Two hundred & Eighty five Bushells of Salt. Waggons is so Scarse that it will be Impossible for me to Send it on in a Short time, if any waggons is coming heer, I would be Glad to have them Hides Sent as the Season answers to put them in Tann. I have the Honr to be

Your Most Obedt Hbl Servt

Matthw Ramsey

Autograph letter signed (MiU-C) 1 p.