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Letter from James Anderson to Cornelius Harnett
Anderson, James
July 12, 1776
Volume 10, Page 662

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Captain James Anderson to the Council of Safety.

Mattamuskeet, July 12th, 1776.

Sir,

I have the happiness to Inform you that I have fully made Up my Company at Ocracock—And have prayd ye freedom to Draw on you for the sum of Two Hundred & Ninty five pounds prock—Which I should be Glad You'd Order paid to Mr John Jones—it being for a quantity of Cloth &c. for ye Use of my Company.

I hope to be Capable of guarding against all Enemies who may offer to oppose us here.

In hast I am Sir Your Humb. Servt
JAS. ANDERSON.