Letter from James Green to Richard Caswell
Green, James, ca. 1737-1784
Volume 13, Pages 14-15
JAS. GREEN JUN. TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
New Bern 28th Janry 1778.
Agreeably to your directions to me, I have enclosed to your Excellency by Col: Leech an Invoice of the Clothing and Blankets which I purchased of the French Gentlemen in New Bern. I would have furnished you with his Bills of the same, but he says its impossible for him to make it out at present when he does I'll forward it.
I can hardly forbear sending those clothes and blankets immediately to South Quay, to Col: Aylett, by two vessels which sails
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to-morrow where he could get wagons directly for sending them on, to headquarters, but I must forbear, not having your orders to do so. The first fair day I will cart them to some store in Town, 'till further orders.
I am with respect
your Excellency's obedt. Servt.
JAS. GREEN JUN.