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Letter from Tilman Dixon to Richard Caswell
Dixon, Tilman
August 15, 1777
Volume 11, Page 575

CAPT. TILMAN DIXON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Camp Near Halifax, Aug'st 15th, 1777.

Sir:—

I have to inform you, that on the tenth day of July a certain Thos. Rice was appointed an Ensign by order of Col. Will. Davis, in the first Reg't Continental Troops of this State. I therefore request the favour of you to send him a Commission, as soon as possible, agreeable to said appointment, the better to enable him for to proceed on our intended march.

I am with respect, Sir your very hum. Ser't,
TILMAN DIXON, Capt. 1st Reg't.

Sir:—The within Mr. Rice is a good officer & much approved of,

Your obt. Ser't.,
JOHN WILLIAMS.