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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Horatio Gates
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
September 05, 1780
Volume 14, Page 593

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GENL. JETHRO SUMNER TO MAJ. GENL. GATES.

Camp Chatham Court House, September 5th, 1780.

Sir:

I have the honour of acquainting you we are Come thus far on our March. I have issued orders for breaking ground early in the morning, and will proceed with all Speed to Salisbury, agreeable to Your Instructions. Will inform you of every Material Occurrences which should happen on our March.

I have the honor to remain,
Your Most Obdt. Servt.,
With the highest esteem, Sir,
JETHRO SUMNER.
Maj. Genl. Gates.