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Genl. Greene wishes that you will Attempt to Cross the Santee & if Possible reach some of the Enemy's Magazines & destroy them. I am persuaded you will not Leave any practicable measure unattempted to Effect this business. The Execution is Left Entirely to your Judgment & Address. I am Dr Sir, With much Esteem
Your most humb Servt
P.S. Capt. Snipes has received an Invitation from Colo. Harden to join him on the south of Charles Town with 150 Men. If you think this will Answer the Generals Intention of Alarming the Enemy & distroying their magazines, you will promote it. Capt. Snipes has permission to proceed on the Expedition.
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 10 January 2018]