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Letter from James Moore to Richard Caswell
Moore, James, 1737-1777
February 08, 1777
Volume 11, Page 376

GOV. CASWELL FROM JAS. MOORE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Charlestown Feby 8th 1777

Sir,

Colo. Lillington of the 6th Regular Regiment of North Carolina, having resigned his Commission on the 31st day of December last; and Lieut Colo. Taylor on the 2nd Inst. I have thought it necessary to inform you, that Major Lamb and Capt. Little of the same Battalion are the next in Seniority, and that as they are at present out of the State of North Carolina, and may be ordered to do duty with the Troops of this State, they will rank only by the Commissions they now have; for which reason I would be glad their Commissions may be filled up-as soon as possible & sent to them.

I am Sir, your humbl. Serv't
JA. MOORE