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Letter from John Butler to Richard Caswell
Butler, John, d. 1786
October 28, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 253-254

GEN. JOHN BUTLER TO GOV. RICHARD CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Orange County 28th Oct. 1778.

Sir:

With this you will receive a return of the Regiments of Militia for the Counties of Caswell, Chatham and Orange. I am sorry that I have it not in my power to make returns for the Counties

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of Granville and Wake. I sent Express to the Commanding Officer of those Counties requesting that they should call a general Muster and order their drafts and make returns to me agreeable to instructions from your Excellency of the 15th July last. I have not yet received any return, nor reasons why it is not done. I am

Your most obedient Servt.
JOHN BUTLER, B. G.