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Letter from William Tryon to Joseph Leech
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
February 09, 1771
Volume 08, Page 689


Newbern 9th Febry 1771.

Colonel Joseph Leech,

You will observe the following Orders. The Captains of the Craven Regiment to have a private muster of their respective Companies on Saturday the 16th instant and on Monday the 18th the whole Regiment to muster by 12 o'clock in Newbern, in order to remain in Town or march to join other Regiments in the District of Newbern as occasion shall require.

Each man to bring his blanket and a spare shirt and stockings and as many small kettles as he can conveniently.

Provisions will be supplied for the men during the time the regiment is embodied. Ammunition to be provided by the men agreeable to Law and what is further wanting will be supplied from the Magazine in Newbern.