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Report by a committee of the North Carolina General Assembly concerning commissions for François Lellorquis, Marquis de Malmady and Charles François Sevelinges, Marquis de Bretigny
North Carolina. General Assembly
September 02, 1780
Volume 15, Page 230

REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE REPRESENTING THE MARQUIS OF BRETIGNY AND COLO. MALMEDY.

The Committee appointed to take into consideration the Memorial of Colo. Malmedy, the Marquis of Britainy, and Other Papers laid before them, beg leave to report as followeth:

It is the Opinion of your Committee that Colo. Malmedy is an experienced and brave Officer, and that your Committee have the highest sense of his attachment to the Common Cause of America, & do recommend him in the strongest terms to the Legslative or Supreme Executive Powers of this State for a Command suitable to his Dignity, Bravery, Military Skill and experience; and further, resolved,

That his Excellency the Governor be requested to acquaint the Marquis of Britaigny of the great estimation in which he is held in the General Assembly, and that he may rest assured of the good intentions of this Country towards him, and that as soon as opportunity serves he may depend on their making ample provision for him, and in the mean time be it recommended to his Excellency the Governor to grant him the commission of Inspector General to the State and Military Troops now to be raised.

THOMAS PERSON, Chair'm.