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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Richard Caswell
Sumner, Luke
March 28, 1779
Volume 14, Page 48

GEN. JETHRO SUMNER TO GOVERNOR CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Camp Black Swamp, 28th March, 1779.

Sir:

Having the opportunity, by Genl. Rutherford, I enclose you return of the Brigade, which I hope will arrive safe to hand. The men generally are healthy, but very much in want of necessary clothing, which we hope, if consistent, may be sent them, and some orders respecting recruiting. I wrote you by Sanders, the Express, on this matter, but receiving no answer (doubtless a miscarriage) I now mention it again.

Genl. Rutherford we refer you to for the news and situation of the Troops on this side of the River.

I am, Sir, with respect,
Your very humble Servt.,
JETHRO SUMNER.