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Letter from Hardy Murfree to Richard Caswell
Murfree, Hardy
October 25, 1777
Volume 11, Page 664

MAJOR HARDY MURFREE TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Winston, 25th Oct, 1777.

Sir:—

I take this opportunity to acquaint you that Capt. Tarrant is the Commanding officer of the second North Carolina Battalion in this State, and have ordered him to make a return to your Excellency the 10th of every month, the success of the recruiting officers of the said Battalion.

I have ordered Capt. Benjamin Williams to the Northward with me, and shall set off in two days from this.

I am your Excellency's mo Huml Servt.,
HARDY MURFREE.

N. B. I have recruited since my last return 6 men.

H. M.