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Letter from William Lee Davidson to Jethro Sumner [Extract]
Davidson, William Lee, 1746-1781
October 1780
Volume 14, Page 786

GENERAL W. L. DAVIDSON TO GENERAL JETHRO SUMNER.

“Tuesday evening a small party of my infantry fell in with two Waggons, on their way from Camden, within two miles of Charlotte. They killed two men, took and brought off the waggons, horses & portmanteaus with officers' baggage.”