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You will please to move up into the neighbourhood of the army this evening, or early in the morning; but I wish it this evening, as the enemy will, in all probability, be within thirty miles of us before night. I should be very happy to see you, as I think we are in a critical situation. But you know I am an independent spirit, and confide in my own resources.
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 13 January 2018]