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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
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 30 October 2017]