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Letter from Richard Caswell to Abner Nash [Extract]
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
May 08, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 389-390

GEN. R. CASWELL TO GOV. A. NASH.

(Part of a letter.)

It is presumed that it may be necessary for the Generals to order the Militia in their Respective Districts to assemble at some particular Place in the District, from whence they may March in order to the Place of Genl. Rendezvous, appointed for the Respective Brigades.

Kingston may be the proper Place for the Rendezvous of the Detachments, from Edenton, Newbern & Halifax, & Campbelton for the Brigades from Wilmington, where the Latter may be joined by the former.

Digges old Field on the ___ Creek, about six miles from _____ & the same distance from the ______ of the States of N. & South Carolina _____ may be a

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proper place for the Rendezvous of the Brigades from Salisbury & Hillsborough, and where that Brigade can be with the greater convenience joined by the other,

Submitted to His Excellency the Governor. By his most obedt. Humble Servt.,
R. CASWELL.

May 8, 1780.