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Letter from John Rutledge to Richard Caswell
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800
March 21, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 45-46

PRESIDENT J. RUTLEDGE OF S. C. TO GOVERNOR CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


March 21st, 1779.

De Sir:

Col. DeCambray informs me that he had sent forward from Edenton, in wagons, a quantity of musket powder, which the Congress had ordered from thence for the use of this State. I request

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the favor of you to give the necessary directions for hastening it hither as quickly as possible, and am, Dr. Sir,

Your Mo. Ob. Servt.,
J. RUTLEDGE.

P. S. It will be wanted here shortly.