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Letter from James Allen to Richard Caswell
Allen, James
March 23, 1779
Volume 14, Page 47

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[From Executive Letter Book.]

Halifax County, March 23d, 1779.

Dr. Sir:

I have endeavored to comply with your Excellency's command in raising the number of Fifty able-bodied men to turn out in the Southern Expedition by Volunteers and Drafts, with a copy of their names enclosed, which you will receive by the hands of Capt. Jarvis, and also I have given express orders to the several Captains of this County to send with the Militia those nine-months' men on furlough, and the men that have returned from the Southern expedition without a discharge.

I am, Sir, your Mo. Ob. humble Servt.,