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Letter from William Tryon to Edmund Fanning
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
December 26, 1770
Volume 08, Page 684

Colonel Edmund Fanning or in his absence to the Commanding Officer of the Orange Regiment of Militia.

Newbern 26th Decr 1770.

[Similar to the letter to Col. Simpson save that Col. Fanning is ordered to raise 300 men.—Editor.]

You will march with as much flour as will serve your men for three weeks, and if you are of opinion cattle cannot be procured on the march they must be drove with your Detachment.

You must not fail to send off an express to me immediately after you begin your march with the above Detachment.