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Letter from the North Carolina Council of Safety to James Moore
North Carolina. Council of Safety
July 09, 1776
Volume 11, Pages 310-311

COUNCIL OF SAFETY TO GENL. MOORE.
(From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.)

Neuse 9th July 1776

Sir

The Council received yours of the 5th Instant in consequence of which have Ordered from the Brigades of Halifax, Edenton and New Bern three tons of powder to be sent in Waggons to Cape fear, you will reserve only so much as will be absolutely necessary for the defence of this Colony the remainder you will send on to Charles Town

We are happy in congratulating you on the success of our Arms

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against the enemies of America and particularly so, on the Gallant spirited and manly Conduct of the Troops belonging to this province

I am Sir Your most Obed Servt
signed by Order of the Council
CORN. HARNETT
President.