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Letter from Hardy Murfree to Thomas Burke
Murfree, Hardy
September 01, 1781
Volume 15, Pages 629-630

LT. COL. H. MURFREE TO GOVERNOR BURKE.

Murfree's Landing, 1st Sept., 1781.

Sir:

I recd. your Excellency's favour of the 31st Augt. and observed the Contents. I will loose no time in Securing the Boats, &c. There is Baker's ferry cald Wine Oak on Notteway in this State, the North Branch of Chowan. Two other ferrys, Jones and Doct. Brown's which is above Virginia, but only 12 Miles from this. If your Excellency thinks it necessary to secure the Boats at Wine Oak ferry,

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and the others above, please to let me know it by the bearer. I mentioned them ferrys as I did not know whether your Excellency was acquainted with them or not.

I am your Excelly.
Mo. Hum. Servt.,
H. MURFREE.