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Letter from William Christmas to Jethro Sumner
Christmas, William
1781
Volume 15, Page 674

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COMMISSARY WILLIAM CHRISTMAS TO GENERAL SUMNER.


Camp at Court House, 23rd, 1781.
(No month given.)

Sir:

I recd. your Returns by Thos. I have not had any returns for the pork already issued. What pork you have had I dont know. You wrote me you would give an account of the weight, which please send up by Thomas in the morning when I can credit your orders, & send you the balance in pork, by the Bearer. As to the flour I can give you a certificate for the quantity it would take, which Certificate will be allowed in your coming Tax.

I am, Sir, you humble Servt,
WM. CHRISTMAS, Com.

Sir, let Lemuel Thomas have corn for his horses till you hear from me & you shall be allowed.