Penn, John, 1740 or 1-1788October 1780
Volume 14, Page 781
HON. JOHN PENN TO GEN. JETHRO SUMNER.
I am at a loss to advise you to act with the Militia men, not knowing what their complaint is. However, I would advise you to fix a time with them on the best terms you can, provided the enemy leave the state or until we call out a reinforcement.