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Letter from John Butler to Richard Caswell
Butler, John, d. 1786
October 28, 1777
Volume 22, Pages 755-756

FROM GEN. BUTLER TO GOV. CASWELL.

Orange County, 28th October, 1777.

Sir:

With this you will receive a return of the Regiments of Militia for the Counties of Caswell, Chatham and Orange. I am sorry

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that I have it not in my Power to make Return for the Counties of Granville & Wake. I sent Express to the Commanding Officer of those Counties requesting that they should call general musters, order their Draughts and make return to me agreeable to Instructions from your Excellency of the 15th of July last. I have not yet Received any return nor Reasons why it is not done.

I am your most obedient Servant,
JOHN BUTLER, B. G.