Lt. Col. Comt. Lytle, Major Blount and Major McRee are Delegates to represent the State Society of the Cincinnati in the General Convention to be held in Philadelphia on the first Monday in May next.
I cannot decipher the name of the Secretary but suppose it to be Ivey for I have often heard my grandmother say that a soldier of that name was in the Regular Line with my grandfather. Ivey was the ancestor of Thomas Ivey Faison of Sampson. I send you also a list, which it is possible that you have never seen that I take from Niles Register. I have taken down only those from N. C.
“Revolutionary Regular Army,” Niles' Register, Vol. 2d, p. 292. “List of Gen. & Field officers in the army of the United States, who
Major General, Robt. Howe.
Brig. General, Jethro Sumner.
Cols.:—Jas. Armstrong, Thos. Clarke, Selby Harney, Gideon Lamb, Archibald Lytle, John Patten, Jas. Thackston.
Lt. Cols.:—John Armstrong, William Davidson, Hardy Murfree.
Majors:—Reading Blount, Thos. Donohoe, George Doherty, Thos. Hogg, Griffith J. McRee, John Nelson.
In looking at the Journal of the N. C. Congress at Halifax, 1776, I observe most of these names.