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Letter from Eneas Reeves to Thomas Burke
Reeves, Eneas
February 1782
Volume 16, Pages 496-497

LT. REEVES TO GOVERNOR BURKE.

Williamsborough, February, 1782.

To his Excellency Governor Burke:

Neither this post, or the Commissioner for Granville County, has any Provisions on hand, nor money to purchase, and as the Laws

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of this State Directs, that Orders for Impressing or otherwise obtaining the Same, Must Come from the Executive authority. I hope your Excellency will be pleased to Grant an Order for that purpose as my men in a few Days will be in Distress.

I am your Excellency’s most Obedt. Humbl. Servt.,
ENEAS REEVES,
Lieut. 2nd Regt., Penn.