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Letter from Hardy Murfree to Abner Nash
Murfree, Hardy
June 08, 1781
Volume 22, Pages 535-536

LT. COL. HARDY MURFREE TO GOVERNOR NASH.

Pitch Landing, 8th June, 1781.

Sir:—

I have impressed Upwards of 2,000 Gallons Rum, 9,000 pounds Sugar, 1,000 lbs. Coffee, near 700 yards Canvass, some

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Cartridge Paper, and a small Quantity of Ammunition. More Rum, Sugar and Coffee can be had if it is wanting. Here is a Quantity of Canvass belonging to some Refugees from South Carolina. Should be much obliged to you to inform me whether their Property are to be impressed or not. If it is, I can procure more Canvass.

I am, sir,
Your most obedient Servant,
H. MURFREE.