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Letter from Samuel Huntington to Richard Caswell
Huntington, Samuel, 1731-1796
March 06, 1780
Volume 15, Page 351

PRESDT. SAML. HUNTINGTON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Philadelphia, March 6th, 1780.

Sir:

Your Excellency will receive herewith enclosed an act of Congress of this day, requesting the Governors of Virginia, North and South Carolina, to use their utmost exertions in filling up their Continental Battalions, and expediting their Junction with the Southern Army, and in the mean time supplying their deficiency with Militia. It is hoped and expected that, in the present situation of affairs in Georgia and South Carolina, no exertions will be wanting in the neighbouring states to afford them all necessary assistance. I hope the Virginia and North Carolina Continental Troops, with the Corps of Dragoons which Congress have ordered to join the Southern Army, may arrive before the Enemy shall be able to do much harm in that quarter.

I have the honor to be,
With the highest respect,
Your Excellency's humbl. Servt.,
SAM. HUNTINGTON, Presdt.