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Genl Huger has just received a letter from Genl Greene dated at Oliphant Mill on the Catawba. He requests that you would join him there or where ever he may be as soon as possible. You will pass by the way of Salisbury where you will probably hear of him. I think you had better come up on the east side of the Pedee and cross at Clostons [Colstons] Ferry.
You will order such of the boats as are finished to follow the army immediately and such as are not finished you will deliver to the charge of Colonel Wade. Let Captain Dellyenn [Christopher Delezenne] attend to this business. The artificers you will order to join the army as soon as possible, they are much wanted. I am Sir
Your very 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 6 January 2018]