The Papers of General Nathanael Greene


From General Thomas Sumter

Dr Genl

Majr Myddleton was Going to you With Letters upon his way heard of your Coming up and has Sent them back to me, which I hearwith Send to You.
He proceeded on to Peedee, which I am Sorrey for as he had Many things to Communicate to you.
I find Such excesive Dificulty in Writing that I Cant possibly be as perticular as is Necessary. By the latest accounts, the people in Most parts of So. Carolina Appear Disposed to Take up Arms against the British. Small Bodies are Colecting in Several places for that purpose. I Shall be well informd of this Matter by the latter end of the week.
I am Still but poorely. Make use of Moderate Exercise, and have Great hopes of being able to Ride Tolerably in a few Days. I have the Honr to be Dr Sr

your most obdt Hble Servt

Thos Sumter

Autograph letter signed (MiU-C) 1 p.