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Letter from Nicholas Long to Jethro Sumner
Long, Nicholas, ca. 1726-1797
June 05, 1781
Volume 15, Page 472

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COL. NICHOLAS LONG TO GENERAL SUMNER.


Halifax, June 5th, 1781.

Dear Sir:

I the other day received yours by Lt. Hill. Accordingly shall furnish necessaries agreeable to your request as soon as possible. Mr. Tillery has about 2,500 flints which you will order to be delivered for the use of your Brigade.

There are three men with you, namely, William Rowland, Joshua Paddysaul, & James White, their services as artificers is very much required here at present. I should be glad you would order them to this place.

I should be glad you would write, & mention the day on which you desire waggons for the two regiments you mention. You shall also be supplied with ammunition waggons by

Your hble. Servt.,
NICHOLAS LONG, D. Q. M. Gl.

P. S. If you will write to J. Potts, Esq., concerning provisions, &c., you may require, it may he sent in the above waggons.

N. L.