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Letter of recommendation from Benjamin Lincoln to Richard Caswell concerning Edmund Gamble
Lincoln, Benjamin, 1733-1810
June 06, 1779
Volume 14, Page 111

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GEN. B. LINCOLN TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Near B Mill House, Stono, June 6th, 1779.

Dear Sir:

Lieut. Gambal will do himself the honor of delivering you this; he has served with me since January last. I think him to be an active, spirited, officer, and deserves the notice of his Country. As Congress hath thought proper to disband the Corps commanded by Capt Medici, this Gentleman of course has no command. If your State should, as I hear they intend to, raise a Body of Horse, I beg leave to recommend him to your notice for a company, and as a person whom I think will do honor to his Corps. As Capt. Medici has resigned, this would be his rank if his Troop had been continued.

I have the honor to be,
With the highest respect and esteem,
Your very ob. huml. Servt.,
B. LINCOLN.