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Letter from James Emmet to John Butler
Emmet, James
April 28, 1781
Volume 15, Page 782

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COL. JAMES EMMET TO GEN. BUTLER.

Cross Creek, Apr. 28th, 1781.

Sir:

Having this moment obtained information that the British Troops are on their march for this river on their way to the So. ward and meeting with Mr. Ritchardson going Express from Bladen, to your Camp. take the liberty to acquaint you with it, the certainty of which you may rely on. As you must best know Gen'l. Greene's movements, I have wrote him requesting you to forward the letter by the quickest way, I am

Sir,
Your Huml. Sert.,
JAMES EMMET,
Col. of Cumberland.
Gen. Butler.