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Letter from Alexander Leslie to Henry Clinton
Leslie, Alexander, ca. 1740-1794
January 08, 1781
Volume 17, Page 980

MAJ. GEN. A. LESLIE TO SIR HENRY CLINTON.

Camden, 8th January, 1781.

Sir:

I arrived here some Days ago with the Guards—the Regiment of Bose and Yagers. I went to Wynnesborough to see Lord Cornwallis. He moves today. I march tomorrow with the above Troops & No. Carolina Regiment. I meet his Lordship about 70 miles from hence.

The Troops are exceeding healthy & the Weather has been favorable. As to News, I refer your Excellency to your other Letters. I find my good friend Captain Gayton returns to the Chesapeake and Capt. Barclay continued at Charles Town. He was ready to go home in the room of Camilla.

I wrote your Excellency on my arrival in Carolina.

I have the honor, &c.,
A. LESLIE.
His Excellency Sir Henry Clinton.