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Letter from Thomas Burke to Griffith Rutherford
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
February 16, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 512-513

GOV. THOS. BURKE TO GENERAL RUTHERFORD.

Halifax, February 16th, 1782.

Sir:

You will please to inform Colo. Shelby, of Sullivan County, that the Council require further information before they can Authorize the Expedition he proposed against the Chickamaga Indians and have referred the matter to the General Assembly, but lest time

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and Opportunity should be lost. I recommend his still going on with his preparations agreeably to my former letter. You will be so good as to furnish me with the returns of your District before the meeting of the Assembly.

I am Sir,
Your very Humble Servt.,
THOS. BURKE.
General Rutherford.