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The Commissionars that was Ordred to Establish Magaizeens at the Diffrant posts, has sent down here for Salt and Informs me that the provisheins will enavitabley be Spoil'd if they ware not Imidiatly Supply'd. I apply'd to Doctor Ingram, who has a Large Quantity of public Salt in his possession. He Says he Can't delivr aney without Your Order. I was obleig'd to Send the waggons Empty. The Bearor is the person I have appanted to Ride from Sealins, agreeab[le] to Your Order. If You'l think proper to Give me orders, I will Send as much to Each post as I think will Sav the provishiens. There is more pork comes to the post at Ramseys Mill then was Expected. I have the Honnour to be
Your Most Obedt Servant
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 27 August 2017]