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Letter from Edward Carrington to Horatio Gates
Carrington, Edward, 1749-1810
October 06, 1780
Volume 14, Pages 671-672

LIEUT. COL. CARRINGTON TO MAJ. GEN. GATES.

Taylor's Ferry, October 5th, 1780.

Dr. General:

The Noncommissioned Officer & Private have just now arrived. I shall push forward the Battearey with all possible Speed. We have at this post a quantity of Cloathing for the Continental

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Troops, & a quantity of Salt, which I suppose are wanted at Camp & I shall be glad 8 or 10 Waggens could come from Hilsborough to take them on.

I have the Honor to be,
With much Esteem & Respect,
Yr. Mo. Obt.
ED. CARRINGTON,
Lt. Col. Art.