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Letter from Joshua Potts to Jethro Sumner
Potts, Joshua
February 09, 1782
Volume 16, Page 507

CAPT. J. POTTS TO BRIG. GEN. SUMNER.

Halifax, February 9th, 1782.

Dear Sir:

Enclosed Certificates of Robert Hightower, I return you, not having money to satisfy the same, & if had all such claims ought to come before the Board of Auditors for the District.

I herewith send your Waggons by Len Thomas, also your Red Cloth & one pair Shoes.

I have this Day sent off the following Stores for the use of your Brigade in the Southern Army, vizt:

616 pair Soldiers Shoes.
24 ditto Officers ditto.
26 pair white Frize Overalls.
Some Cloathing found by classes of this County for your 12 months men.
2 Barrels Alum Salt, amount 7 Bushels, for the use of the Southern Army.
J. POTTS.