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Letter from Peter William Joseph Ludwig, Baron de Glaubeck to Jethro Sumner
Glaubeck, Peter William Joseph Ludwig, Baron de
May 14, 1781
Volume 15, Pages 461-462

BARON DE GLOEBECK TO GENERAL SUMNER WITH COPY OF PAROLE.


Col. Hawkins', 14th May, 1781.

Dear General:

I have sent Sergeant Beckham with five men for the swords, powder and lead. I wish we could get thirty or forty swords, as I wish to have that number of my best men equipped compleat as horsemen, and use the remainder as infantry mounted.

I shall join the men, I expect from Granville and Franklin with

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those under the command of Captain Tullock, and expect the whole will make our compleate troop of Horse & one company of mounted infantry.

As soon as I get the swords, &c., from you I shall move down to observe the motions of the enemy.

I send you Captain Tullock's letter—it is the only information we have received since my last. Pray let my men meet no difficulty in obtaining the necessaries I have wrote for.

I shall send you every day, after tomorrow an express, should there be the least movements of the enemy.

I am, Dear General,
Your Humble Servant,
DE GLOEBECK, Major.

Pray General use your influence with Col. Taylor to send me twenty or thirty men. I have written to him on the subject.

I shall move down with the men I have so soon as you furnish from your quarters the necessaries I send for.

D. G.