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Letter from Nathanael Greene to John Armstrong
Greene, Nathanael, 1742-1786
October 15, 1781
Volume 15, Page 650

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GEN. NATH. GREEN TO MAJOR ARMSTRONG.

Sir:

Please to reserve one hogshead and one tierce of Rum, the largest barrel of sugar, and one hundred weight of Coffee, for the use of the Officers of your Brigade. The rest of the Rum you will deliver to the Commissary, the Sugar and Coffee to the Hospital Department, the shoes to the Clothier general, the Canteens and paper to the Quarter Master, and the powder & lead to the Commissary of Military Stores.

NATH. GREENE.

Given at Camp,
October 15th, 1781.