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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Horatio Gates [Extract]
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
September 19, 1780
Volume 14, Page 773

GEN. JETHRO SUMNER TO GEN. GATES.

September 19th, 1780.

“I arrived here last evening, and my encamping ground is almost ½ mile in front of Salisbury and a little to the left of the road leading to Charlotte.”