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Letter from Nathaniel Alexander to Arthur Dobbs
Alexander, Nathaniel
January 25, 1764
Volume 06, Page 1025

[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Honored Sir

After my respects to you I am to Inform you that I very much want some commitions for part of the Redgment of Macklenburg county as the people settle fast on our frontiers of late and as there is Some trouble in our neighborhood which Mr. McCawes Can inform you of the Captains Names for sd Companys are Robert Ramsey, James Patton, Jacob Forney and Benjeman Harden Junr and also a Lieutenants Commition for John Harden under the Command of John Thomas Esqr. As to the other four Companys if your Excellency will pleas to Send their Lieutenants and Ensigns Commitions Blank to me I will Endeavour to fill them up with as much prudence as possible. This from your honors friend and humble Svt

NATH1 ALEXANDER

Plott to be made out for Peter Küller
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