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Memorandum from Horatio Gates et al. concerning the actions of Thomas Polk
Gates, Horatio, 1728-1806; Hugar, Isaac; Jones, Allen, 1739-1807; Butler, John, d. 1786
November 12, 1780
Volume 14, Page 736

OPINION OF OFFICERS.

From a number of Suspicious Circumstances respecting the Conduct & behaviour of Colonel Thomas Polk, C. Gen. of provisions for the State of No. Carolina, & Commissary of purchases for the Continental Troops, it is Our Opinion that the said Col. Polk should be directly Ordered to Salisbury to answer his Conduct; and that the persons of Duncan Ochiltree & William Macaferty be likewise brought under Guard to Salisbury. Given unanimously as Our Opinion this 12th day of November, 1780.

HORATIO GATES.
ISAAC HUGER.
ALLEN JONES.
JOHN BUTLER.