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Letter from James Moore to Richard Caswell
Moore, James, 1737-1777
March 10, 1777
Volume 11, Page 416

GEN. JA. MOORE TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Wilmington, March 10th 1777.

Sir,

I am just informed by Col. Patten that two prises has been lately brought to Newbern with a quantity of small arms. I would recommend to you by all means to have them purchased for the use of the North Carolina Brigade, and sent to Halifax about the 25th inst., there to be distributed to the Troops, who are greatly in want of them.

I am Sir, your hble ser't.,
JA. MOORE.
His Excellency Richard Caswell.