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Orders by Colonel Moultrie


To Major OWEN ROBERTS, of the First Regiment.

SIR: You are to proceed with your detachment to Gadsden' s wharf, where you will find two schooners ready to take on board your party; with them you will proceed to Fort Johnson, on James' s Island. On your arrival there, you are to send an officer to Colonel Motte, to acquaint him; then to march to the Fort, and put yourself under his command. You are not to suffer any boats to obstruct your passage.