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I have Just Recd your faviour of this day and have noted the Contents; I yesterday Sen to the Lower mills to have a proper return of the Quantity now Ready, which I Expect this Evning, and as to meat I Expect not to have Less then ten dys on hand at any time, though have more now, at This post, and have Sent a Drove of The best beves to the magizen that have been Colected this Season I am told by the Drover, and as to Industry it Shall not be wanting on my part; to make nessary provision for the army agreeable to your directions from time to time and Should any movement of the Enemy make it nessary for us to move my Acquaintance with the Country and the drovers that I have Imploy also, will on Short notice Inable me to Lay in the nessary Suplys on a march. I am Sr
your most Obedt Humble Servt
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 25 October 2017]