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Letter from Robert Rowan to Thomas Burke
Rowan, Robert
July 13, 1781
Volume 15, Page 529

COL. ROBERT ROWAN TO GOVERNOR BURKE.

Wake, July 13th, 1781.

Sir:

Mr. John Wilkens, a young gentleman who left Wilmington on the arrival of the British, requests the favour of your Excellency to grant him a flag to return thither for a few days, to see his Mother and Sisters and to bring away a few cloaths which he left there.

I am, Sir, With much respect, Your Excellency's
Most obed. Servant,
ROBT. ROWAN.
His Excellency, Governor Burke.