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Orders from Richard Caswell to commanding officer of the Surry County Militia concerning troops for the commission to determine the North Carolina/Virginia Boundary
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
July 07, 1779
Volume 14, Page 145

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GOV. R. CASWELL TO COMD'G OFFICER MILITIA OF SURRY CO.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
Sir:

On application of Col. Joseph Williams, Commanding Officer of the Guard, appointed to attend the Commissioners for extending the Boundary line between this State and the commonwealth of Virginia, to you, you are hereby required to draft from your Regiment the number of Militia he requires (not exceeding one hundred men), in doing which you are to govern yourself by the Militia Law, the men so drafted to go on the service above mentioned and continue in the same until the line is extended, agreeable to a late act of Assembly. For your so doing this shall be your authority. Given under my hand and seal, at Kingston, the 7th day of July, 1779.

R. CALWELL,
Comd'r in Chief N. C. Militia.
To the Continental or Commanding Officer of the Militia in the county of Surry.