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Letter from James Moore to Cornelius Harnett
Moore, James, 1737-1777
1776
Volume 19, Pages 904-905

COL. JAMES MOORE TO CORNELIUS HARNETT, ESQ.

Dear Sir:

There is now in the guard house Wm. Cains of Brunswick County, who was confined for persuading the Soldiers to lay down their

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Arms and submit to the King’s officers; and for furnishing the Scorpion’s officers with provisions while laying at Brunswick. The proof is very full with respect to the 1st part of the charge. Do urge the Council to try him before they go away.

I am, Yours, &c.,
JA. MOORE.

Saturday.
Cornelius Harnett, Esqr.