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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Horatio Gates
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
October 09, 1780
Volume 14, Pages 679-680

BRIG. GEN. SUMNER TO MAJOR GEN. GATES.

Camp, Oct. 9th, Yadkin ford, 1780.

Sir:

I recd. the enclosed packetts a few minits ago from Gen. Davidson. They were taken at McCoppen's Creek yesterday by Capts. Rutledge & Denon. As they in all probability contain matter of Consequence, I have without loss of time forwarded them to you. I shall on the earliest intelligence of any matter essential transmit to you.

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Genls. Butler & Genl. Gregory, with the Brigade under their Command, Arrived last evening. I inclose you Genl. Davidson letter recd. with this Express.

I have, Sir, the honor to be,
With respect, yr. servt.,
JETHRO SUMNER.
Genl. Gates.