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Letter from William Tryon to Joseph Leech
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 06, 1771
Volume 08, Page 705

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Newbern 6th April 1771.

Colonel Joseph Leech.

You will embody the Forces ordered to be raised from the Craven Regiment of Militia in the Town of Newbern on the Twenty second of this month and march them to Lieutenant Colonel William Bryan's in Johnston County by the 30th of the same month whence they will join the Cape Fear Division of Troops ordered to Rendezvous at that place. You will then receive further orders.