I have your favour of the 9th before me. Most of your Militia Prisoners are enlarged. I believe not more than ten or twelve are in captivity. I shall get them all released if possible. I ordered down all the British Prisoners in the neighbourhood of Salisbury. I beg you will give Orders for forwarding the business if they are not already on the way.
I am glad to hear your men are fast collecting to the place of rendezvous. I cannot think there need be any difficulty between Col. Carrington’s Agent and your Commissioners. The Colonel’s Agent will receipt for all you deliver; as to the price that may be settled between you and the Financier.
If your State pays their Tax in Specific Articles the things ought
If you have the receipts for the quantity you will be always secure as to a just settlement.