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Letter from Thomas Burke to Joel Lewis
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
March 16, 1782
Volume 16, Page 233

TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE STATE TROOPS FROM GOV. THOS. BURKE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Halifax, March 16th, 1782.

Sir:

Maj. Hogg, of the Continental Line of the Troops furnished by this State, is appointed by me to conduct an expedition, in which the State Legion is to be employed. You will, therefore, be so good as to put your corps under his command and receive his orders.

I wish you an agreeable and successful trip, and

Am Sir,
Your very Obedt.
Servant,
THOS. BURKE.