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Letter from Alexander Martin to Archibald Lytle
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
August 31, 1782
Volume 16, Page 708

GOVERNOR MARTIN TO LIEUT. COL. ARCH. LYTLE, OR COMMANDING OFFICER OF THE N. CAROLINA BRIGADE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Hillsborough, August 31st, 1782.

Sir:

Inclosed you have a list of certain Officers and Soldiers prisoners of War, of the late Governor Martin’s Regiment of Royal Militia, sent to be exchanged for the Militia of this State now in captivity, or for such others of the Americans as you may think proper (having respect first to the prisoners of this State). You will be so obliging to obtain General Greene’s permission to negotiate this business.

I am Sir, &c.,
ALEX. MARTIN.