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We are now at Mr Bruces seven miles North West from Gilford.
By a report recd this morning I ha[ve] some reason to believe that the British Army marched Yesterday from Salem and had advanc[ed] Six miles between one and two oClock, P. M. But we cannot ascertain with any certainty by what rout. I will search dilige[nt]ly for the Enemy and hope soon to be better informed.
On a Supposition that Coll Tarlton has pushed after the Baggage with Captn Marbury at Dan, I will move in that direction. With great Esteem I am Dr Genl
Yr mo: Obt Hble Servt
O H Williams
I wish to see Capt Inmann and his party.
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 4 November 2017]