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As your men have left the Army you will proceed immediately to Hillsborough[,] collect them and join Genl Butlers brigade and recieve his orders. I beg you will use the greatest industry in executing this business.
You will immediately advertise the General of your numbers[,] situation and orders.
Given at Guilford Feby: 9th 1781.
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 19 January 2018]