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Letters from William Tryon to Richard Caswell
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 04, 1771
Volume 08, Pages 703-704


Newbern 4th April 1771.

Colonel Richard Caswell.

You will embody the Forces ordered to be raised from the Dobbs Regiment of Militia so as to march them the most convenient Route to Lieutenant Colonel William Bryan's in Johnston County by the thirtieth of this month, they will then join the other Detachments ordered to Rendezvous at that place when you will receive further orders.

Newbern 4th April 1771.

Wrote Colonel Richard Caswell a Letter in which there was a paragraph as follows vizt: Your Letter of yesterday was delivered this afternoon by Mr McKinnie; to remedy the inconvenience you

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say you Labor under in recruiting Business for want of Money I send you a Draught on the Southern Treasurers for six hundred pounds on account.