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Letter from Allen Jones to Thomas Burke
Jones, Allen, 1739-1807
August 31, 1781
Volume 22, Page 583

GENERAL ALLEN JONES TO GOV. THOS. BURKE.


Wheeler’s, Aug. 31st, 1781.

His Excellency Governor Burke, Halifax.

Sir:

The Enclosed was just now handed me by Capt. Ruffin, a Gentleman sent by General Mulenburg. I intend to wait on you early to-morrow morning, but thought the Intelligence too important to delay a Communication even so short a time. In the Morning I shall wait on you for Orders, and am, with great respect,

Your Excellency’s most obed’t Servant,
ALLEN JONES, B. General.

General Jones’s Letter, inclosing the Marquis and General Muhlenburg’s letters, Aug. 31st.
Intelligence.

Enclosed are letters dated Aug. 27th and Aug. 29th, 1781.