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Letter from Alexander Martin to Thomas Polk and Jethro Sumner
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
April 28, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 720-721

COL. ALEX. MARTIN TO COL'S POLK AND SUMNER.

To Colonels Polk & Sumner of the North Carolina Troops Petersburg.


Petersburg, April. 28th, 1777.

Gentlemen

If you should want Provisions or Money Wm. Call in Behalf of the Continental paymaster & Commissary General will furnish you with either, you drawing Bills for that purpose—I know not

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what sums you should think necessary otherwise I should have drawn for you; but not more than one month's pay for your men I recommend to you to draw—please to hurry after me with all Expedition. I shall wait for you at Fredericksburg or Dumfries.

I am gentlemen
Your most humble Servant
ALEX. MARTIN
Cols. Sumner & Polk