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Letter from Thomas Donoho to Jethro Sumner
Donoho, Thomas
August 22, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 643-644

MAJOR THOMAS DONOHO 4TH REGT. TO BRIG. GENERAL SUMNER.

Hillsborough, August 22nd, 1782.

Dear General:

Before I recd. yours I had sent Capt. Moore and Lieut. Sanders off with a party of seventy men unarmed but on the receipt of yours sent an Express to stop them at Salisbury till they can be armed; the men come in very slow and numbers desert. I am doubtful we shall make but poor returns from this district. Randolph County has not sent any of their men yet, and I am informed they expect to join on the march and have just sent to the Col. to march them here Immediately and suppose they will be down in a few days. We are very scarce of provisions and under the necessity of impressing

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of it from the Inhabitants who have been greatly distressed already by the State Troops.

I am yr. Obedt. Hum. Servt.,
THOMAS DONOHO.