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Letter from Simon Worley to Thomas Burke
Worley, Simon
August 12, 1781
Volume 22, Page 555

SIMON WORLEY TO HIS EXCELLENCY THOS. BURKE.


Williamsborough, Aug. 12th, 1781.

Sir:

Mr. Travis and Mr. Sprawls prisoners with the Enemy at Wilmington are in great want of Clothes and Money. Mr. James Burnside and myself wish to carry some to them, and request of your Excellency to grant us a Flag for that Purpose.

I am respectfully, Your Excellencie’s Obedient Sevt.,
SIMON WORLEY.

Flag Granted.