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Letter from Alexander Martin to Richard Caswell
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
March 28, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 432-433

LETTER FROM ALEX. MARTIN TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Wilmington, March 28th 1777.

May it please your Excellecy:

I have sent you the Roster of the second Battalion of the Continental Troops of this State with the dates of the several officers'

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appointments: as it will be necessary that every officer should have his rank ascertained when he joins the Continental Army by Commission. For which purpose, Col. Patten, or Adjutant Ingles will wait on your Excellency to know your pleasure thereon, and whatever Commissions will be made out, they will bear them to me or to the Gentlemen concerned.

I am with due esteem
Your Excellency's most humble servant,
ALEX MARTIN.