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Letter from Richard Peters to Thomas Burke
Peters, Richard, 1744-1828
May 06, 1781
Volume 15, Page 783

RICHARD PETERS TO GOVERNOR BURKE.

War Office, May 6th, 1781.

Sir:

As you have been pleased to undertake the procuring a Number of Horses to remount the Light Dragoons the Board request you will purchase in North Carolina and send on to this place one hundred Horses at least fourteen hands and an half high & capable of Fatigue. The Colours should be Bay, Black, dark Sorrell or deep Chesnut. This Board will pay your drafts for the Amount of all Purchase Monies & Expences or Supply you with cash on demand. Neither Stone Horses or Mares are to be purchased. The ages from five to Nine Years old.

By order of the Board,
RICHARD PETERS.