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Letter from William Lee Davidson to Jethro Sumner [Extract]
Davidson, William Lee, 1746-1781
October 01, 1780
Volume 14, Page 779

GENL. WILLIAM L. DAVIDSON TO GENL. JETHRO SUMNER.

Salisbury, October 1st, 1780.

“I have this minute received intelligence by Captain Locke that 800 of the enemy are on the march with ten field pieces, on the road leading to Beattey's ford. They were three miles from Charlotte yesterday at 9 o'clock.”