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Letter from Richard Caswell to [Henry William Harrington?]
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
August 25, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 407-408

GENERAL CASWELL TO OFFICER AT CROSS CREEK.

Hillsborugh, 25th Augt. 1780.

Sir:

You are required to Halt all the Militia in the neighbourhood of Cross Creek at Cambleton. Apply to Col. Rowan for Arms and Ammunition for them, these Men you are to employ in defending & Securing the public Stores at that Place, or in furnishing Guards to defend them in Case it shall be thought expedient to March them to any other part of the State, in that Case you will receive Orders from the Commissary of Stores. You are also required to make me a General return at Kingston without loss of Time. I shall set out for that place this day, any information you shall communica te to

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me there, respecting the enemy or the Situation of your Men, will be obliged to you for.

I am, Sir your obedt. Servt.,
R. CASWELL, M. Genl.
The Officer Commanding
the Militia at or near
Cross Creek.