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Letter from John Rutledge to Richard Caswell
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800
March 14, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 354-355

PRESIDENT J. RUTLEDGE OF S. C. TO GOVERNOR CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Chas. Town, March 14th, 1780.

Gov. Caswell.
Dear Sir:

You will receive herewith a Letter from the Honble. Major General Lincoln, &, as he will give you every necessary information respecting the Enemy's and our Situation, it is unnecessary for me to do so. I will therefore only add my wish that you w'd order the Troops intended from your State for our Aid to proceed, according to the orders which the General now sends, instead of

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taking the route I lately went, & taking Post at the Snow Camp, and that you will use your utmost Efforts to forward all Aid you can as soon as possible.

I am, with great Esteem, Dr. Sir,
Yr. most obedt. Servt.,
J. RUTLEDGE.