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Letter from William Lee Davidson to Jethro Sumner [Extract]
Davidson, William Lee, 1746-1781
October 11, 1780
Volume 14, Page 785

GEN. W. L. DAVIDSON TO GEN. JETHRO SUMNER.

October 11th, 1780.

“Nothing new from Charlotte. Had we more men, we could make their forage cost them dear. The appearance of 50 men yesterday caused 400 to return without a handful.”