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  • General Greene's Southern Army July 10, 1782 Author: Benjamin Lincoln Recipient: Nathaniel Greene Summary: Lincoln expresses sympathy for the sufferings of General Greene's troops. Greene's army entitled to better fare. Mentions the meritorious and gallant exertions of Greene's troops under extreme difficulties. Lincoln believes they merited a better fate. He regrets that he is unable to redress the army's grievances. Other extracts mention supplies and clothing during the Revolutionary War.
  • Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army September 30, 1782 Author: Benjamin Lincoln Recipient: Nathaniel Greene Summary: Lincoln desires to be informed by General Greene if Greene will be able to provide clothing for the troops he will retain with his army. Lincoln has no doubt that the clothing can be provided if Charleston is evacuated by the British. But despite difficulties and little hope of success he will ship the clothing from Philadelphia if it cannot be obtained in Charleston.
  • Procurement of Clothing for General Greene's Southern Army November 5, 1782 Author: Benjamin Lincoln Recipient: Nathaniel Greene Summary: If Greene's whole army is to remain before Charleston and the British do not leave the city, large supplies of clothing must be forwarded to Greene's army. Hopes that the necessary clothing can be procured in Charleston if it should be evacuated. Lincoln desires earliest information on these matters.
  • General Greene's Report on Clothing for the Southern Army November 11, 1782 Author: Nathaniel Greene Recipient: Benjamin Lincoln Summary: Greene informs Lincoln that he is taking measures to obtain clothing for the troops. He reports that he has on hand only a small part of his army's winter clothing. After issuing clothing to the troops going to the north he will have only a small pittance left. Greene discusses his financial arrangements for paying for the clothing through bills drawn on the Continental Army's Financier.
  • Clothing for the Southern Army December 1, 1782 Author: Benjamin Lincoln Recipient: Nathaniel Greene Summary: Lincoln trusts that General Greene will be able to supply his troops with clothing from the warehouses in Charleston. If the clothing cannot be supplied from Charleston, Lincoln hopes he can supply the clothing from Virginia which he thinks can be speedily forwarded in a coasting craft to Charleston.
  • Clothing for the Southern Army December 16, 1782 Author: Benjamin Lincoln Recipient: Nathaniel Greene Summary: Lincoln is exceedingly oblidged by General Greene's attention to the arrangement and the manner in which Greene conducted it. He is equally pleased with Greene's care in procuring clothing for his troops which has relieved Lincoln's long anxiety about supplying the clothing. Mr. Morris will honor Greene's draughts and appears satisfied with the steps Greene has taken.
  • Clothing for the Southern Army from Charleston December 19, 1782 Author: Nathaniel Greene Recipient: Benjamin Lincoln Summary: Greene informs Lincoln that in consequence of Lincoln's orders Greene had taken measures to provide winter clothing to his soldiers. Greene reports that Banks and Company have furnished most of the articles wanted and will provide the rest. Complains that prices goods are high. Reports that demand for cloths among the planters is so great that clothing can sell at high prices. Contracts cannot be...