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Letter from Francis Nash to William Moultrie
Nash, Francis, 1720-1777
March 09, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 709-710

GEN. NASH TO GEN. MOULTRIE.

March 9th, 1777.

The express returned last night and brought a letter for Gen. Howe, which I opened, not knowing you were in town: you will

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receive it by the bearer and find that there is a necessity for the North Carolina troops marching immediately. With your permission, I will give the necssary orders for preparing for a march as soon as possible: you will therefore much oblige me by signifying your orders, in writing on the subject.

I am &c.
F. NASH.
To Gen. Moultrie.