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Letter from William Christmas to Jethro Sumner
Christmas, William
1781
Volume 19, Page 894

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CAPT. WILLIAM CHRISTMAS TO GENERAL SUMNER.


Camp at Court House, 23rd, 1781.
(No month given.)

Sir:

I recd. your Returns by Thos. I have not had any returns for the pork already issued, what pork you have had I don’t know, you wrote me you would give an account of the wt. which please send up by Thomas in the morning when I can credit your orders, & send you the balance in pork, by the Bearer. As to the flour I can give you a certificate for the quantity it would take which Certificate will be allowed in your coming Tax.

I am, Sir, your humble Servant,
WM. CHRISTMAS, Com.

Sir, Let Lemuel Thomas have corn for his horses till you hear from me & you shall be allowed.