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MY DEAR SIR :
I have this moment received information that Major Brewerton was to leave Charlestown with a party yesterday, on an expedition to Santee or Georgetown. As the General will not be in camp till late in the evening, I have despatched an express to communicate the intelligence, that you may take the most effectual measures to counteract the designs of the enemy. Should there arrive any accounts more minute, I sup pose Gen. Greene will transmit it as early as possible to you. It is probable the success of Major Doyle has induced them to make a second attempt to collect rice. Is the rice at Waccamaw much exposed?
I am, with great respect, dear sir, your most obdt. humble servant,
J. BURNET, Aide-de-Camp.
- J Burnet
- Documentary History of the American Revolution Consisting of Letters and Papers Relating to the Contest for Liberty, Chiefly in South Carolina, from Originals in the Possession of the Editor, and Other Sources, 1776