George Washington Papers

To George Washington from Nathanael Greene, 4 October 1781

Camp high hills Santee October 4th 1781


Major Giles who served with General Morgan as an Aid in the battle of the Cowpens is desirous of serving as a volunteer Aid in your Excellencys family during the operations in Virginia. I beg leave to recommend him to your Excellencys notice as a young Gentleman of merit and good sense, adorned with a liberal education and of a good disposition accompanied with a degree of prudence and discretion which fits him for any employment and renders him deserving of your confidence. I am with great esteem Your Excellencys Most Obedt humble Servt

N. Greene

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