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Your favor of the 28th came to hand this morning. The General is not present therefore I cannot give you any Answer respecting the stockings. I dare say tho he will have no objections to your keeping them.
The Army is marching to join General Morgan upon the Catawba where Lord Cornwallis has advanced to.
You will therefore alter the rout of the expresses by Gilford Court House and Salsbury and direct all the Stores except those Captain Smith has Selected for the immediate use of the Army to halt at Gilford Court House.
I have wrote Captain Smith which way to proceed and with respect to the Stores not wanted with the Army, he will follow the directions he has received from the General.
I am Sir Yr very Hhble 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 12 January 2018]