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Letter from Horatio Gates to Nathanael Greene
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806
December 04, 1780
Volume 14, Page 766

MAJ. GEN. HORATIO GATES TO GEN. NATHN. GREENE.

Charlotte, 4th December, 1780.

Dear Sir:

The Letter you did me the Honor to write this morning is now before me. Conscious throughout the whole of my Command of my having done all that was in my power for the Public Good, I am anxious the Inquiry into my Conduct should directly take place. It is true, there are some Evidences I could wish were here that cannot at present be procured, but Innocence & Integrity induce me to be confident that the Honour & Justice of The Court of Inquiry will make every equitable allowance for that Deficiency. With every Sentiment of High Regard & Esteem and every wish for your Future Glory & Success,

I am, Dr. Sir,
Your most Obedient Humble Servant,
HORATIO GATES.