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Letter from Richard Caswell to Robert Raiford
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
July 19, 1779
Volume 14, Page 171

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, 19th July, 1779.


You will repair, with all the expedition you can, to the Counties of Cumberland & Bladen and receive the men enlisted into the Continental service by the Militia of those Counties, and proceed with them, and such deserters from the Continental Army as shall be apprehended and delivered to you by the Militia Officers of those Counties or others, to Campbleton, where you will receive further orders from me or your Superior Officers. I have written to the Commanding Officer of the Militia, in the two Counties above mentioned, to appoint some person to supply the men from their respective Counties with provisions until they arrive at the general Rendezvous, and to Mr. Mallett to furnish them at Campbleton. The letters to those gentlemen are recommended to your care, please to deliver them. A return is expected from you so soon as you find it practicable.

I am, Sir,
Yr. Ob. Servt.,