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Letter from Robert Ellis to Richard Caswell
Ellis, Robert
January 18, 1780
Volume 15, Page 319

CAPT. ROBERT ELLIS TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Wilmington, Jany. 18, 1780.

Sir.

The money being all expended which I recd. to furnish Provisions for the use of Fort Johnston, and a further supply being necessary, have sent in a Bond signed by Mr. Toomer and myself, for five thousand pounds currency; request your Excellency will please to send a warrant for that sum. Mr. Smith, first Lieut. at Fort Johnston, has resigned.

I am with, great respect,
Your Excellency's huml. Servt.,
ROBT. ELLIS.