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Letter from Jethro Sumner to Reading Blount
Sumner, Jethro, 1733?-1785
May 04, 1781
Volume 15, Page 453

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GENERAL JETHRO SUMNER TO CAPT. READING BLOUNT.


Halifax, May the 4th, 1781.

Sir:

The drafts of Newbern district, as soon as they are Receiv'd are to be March'd to Harrisburgh in Granville County, which place is now fixed for the Genl. Rendezvous for the district of Newbern, Wilmington, Salisbury & Hillsborough. Should the drafts of your district not rendezvous about the Same time, you are to have them March'd by Companys, Officered, as soon as possible, what Musketts you meet with secure and bring with you great exertions are necessary, for our embodying and arranging as soon as may be.

I am Sir yr. Very hbl. Servt.
JETHRO SUMNER.

You will send a Captain and two Subalterns to this post with all imaginary Dispatch.

Capt. Blount or

Capt. Chapman.