Major Ganey to Gen. Marion
August 25, 1781.
Agreeably to your letter, I grant the truce to continue for twelve months betwixt us
with this restriction. The property taken by the British themselves and confiscated about
the country, I cannot engage to restore, for that is out of my power to do, but the articles
I mean to observe with diligence. I hope you honor will be so kind as to send me an answer
when you receive this, which answer I hope to receive by the 8th of September ensuing, as
I hope we do not mean to take advantage of each other, and your compliance will very much
Your humble servant,
MICAJAH GANEY, Major Militia
Gibbes, Robert Wilson, Documentary History of the American Revolution,
Volume 3, p. 130)
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