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Circular letters from William Tryon to John Ashe, James Rutherford, and James Sampson
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
March 30, 1771
Volume 08, Page 700


Newbern 30th March 1771.

Colonel John Ashe.

You will embody the forces ordered to be raised from the New Hanover Regiment of Militia any day after the Twentieth day of next month in order to march them to Lieutenant Colonel Bryan's in Johnston County by the thirtieth of the same month.

They will then join the several Detachments ordered from the Counties lying on Neuse River where you will receive further orders.


Newbern 30th March 1771.

Colonel James Rutherford.

Wrote him a Copy of the preceeding Letter.


Newbern 30th March 1771.

Colonel James Sampson.

Wrote him a Copy of the preceeding Letter with this difference that he was ordered to embody his Men any time after the 24th of next month.