I have enclosed you Col. Pugh's certificate of my being chosen by the Bertie Company for their Captain, as we are preparing to march as soon as possible, I should lose time were I to do myself the pleasure of waiting on you, therefore hope it will be convenient for you to send in the Commission by the bearer.
N. B. 76 men raised in Bertie County.
To His Excellency Richd Caswell Esq'r Gov. &c.
This may certify that Mr. William Williams was chosen by the suffrages of the Company raised in Bertie County Captain.
Given under my hand this 13th day of June 1778.