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Letter from Enoch Ward to Cornelius Harnett
Ward, Enoch
August 09, 1776
Volume 10, Page 739

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Enoch Ward to the North Carolina Council of Safety.

Beaufort ye 9th Augst, 1776.

Sir,

The man whose House we have occupied as barracks grows uneasy for fear he should gett no pay and talks of takeing the House which if he should the soldiers would be destitute of a place to shelter themselves in. I shall be glad to know from your Honble Board what provision hath been made for quartering Troops, or how far I may give encouragement to the owner of the house for makeing him pay.

I am Your Obedt Humble Servt
ENOCH WARD.