The Papers of General Nathanael Greene


To Samuel Huntington, President of the Continental Congress

Sir

I have recieved your Excellency's letter of the 9th Ulto covering Acts of Congress of the 1st and 5th of Decr.
I am sorry my situation obliges me to refer your Excellency to the enclosed letter for the state of the Army; and must beg you to seal and forward it, to Genl Washington, after having communicated the necessary information to Congress. I have the honor to be with much respect and esteem

Your Excellencys Most Obedt Humble Servt

Nath Greene

Letter signed (PCC, item 155, vol. 1: 561, DNA) 1 p.