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Letter from Thomas Burke to Bennett Crafton
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
March 26, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 563-564

GOV. THOS. BURKE TO MAJ. CROFTON.

Halifax, 26th March, 1782.

Sir:

You will deliver back to Colo. Burton, the State Quarter Master, the 115 Guns & Bayonets inserted in your Return and Receive from him 141 Stand of Arms, Agreeable to the Inclosed Order, for

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the State Troops at present under your Command. You will cause the Men to be arranged in Companies and Properly Organized and put in the Best Order you can for Service. As fast as these Men Join you you will make Return of them to me and you shall have orders for Arms and such Other Equipments as we can Furnish.

Yours, &c.,
T. BURKE.
Major Crofton.