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Letter from Jethro Sumner to William Lee Davidson [Extract]
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
1780
Volume 14, Page 790

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

“The enemy's retreat to Nation-ford I am apprehensive indicates our soon forcing them to Charlestown. We will cross the river early to-morrow. We have been detained to-day by the swell of the river.”