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Letter from David Smith to Edward Winslow
Smith, David
July 27, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 540-541

COL. DAVID SMITH TO EDWARD WINSLOW, ESQ.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Sunday, 27th July, 1777.

Sir:—

Since I left Cross Creek I have thought it would be necessary, if there should be a company raised for the safety of this

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County, for you to move for an order to be issued to the Captain, to disarm all those persons who are ordered to depart this State, as I suspect they will endeavour to carry all the arms out they possibly can. I would submit it to your consideration. Also to get the Acts of the Assembly, if possible to be had.

I am, Sir, Your H'ble Serv't.,
DAVID SMITH.
To Mr. Edward Winslow.