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Letter from John McNees to Richard Caswell
McNees, John
July 02, 1778
Volume 13, Page 455

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LIEUT. JOHN McNEES 5th REGT. TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Camp Quanky, July the 2nd, 1778.

Please Your Excellency

Sir:

I understand by the new arrangements that the Governor and Counsel is to Direct and point out the officers that shall March to Head Quarters aud as I have not been thare I am very Desirous to go. If His Excellency will please to appoint me I shall Take as a singular favour done me, If I should be left out I think I shall Not Be used well because I have a great desier to see Head Quarters and as it lies in the power of the Governor and Counsel to Direct I hope they will Not Leave me out. Sir, I am

Yours To Serve
JNO. McNEES.