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Letter from Bennett Crafton to Jethro Sumner
Crafton, Bennett
February 06, 1782
Volume 16, Page 1201

MAJOR BENNETT CRAFTON TO BRIG. GENERAL SUMNER.

Camp Durham Halls, Febry. 6th, 1782.

Dr. Sir:

By Col. Sewell’s Express I must beg Leave to Inform you of my having One Lewis Gant(?) a man who has been Detected in Aiding & Assisting one of the State Legion to Desert. He has been Condemned to serve during the War by a Board of Justices. I should be glad you will let me know what I am to do with him.

I am Sir with Respt.,
Yr. very Hble. Servt.,
BENNETT CRAFTON.