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Letter from William Tryon to John Rutherford, Robert Palmer, and John Frohock
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
May 01, 1767
Volume 07, Page 460

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to Messrs. John Rutherford, Robert
Palmer and John Frohock, Esqs.

Brunswick 1st May 1767

You will forthwith provide yourself with what horses and baggage you shall find necessary for the service you are going upon in running a temporary line between the western frontiers of this province and the Cherokee hunting grounds. I shall however recommend to you to take as few horses and as little baggage as possible on this expedition. I have ordered the escort that is to attend me with the Commissioners to rendevous at Salisbury the 18th inst. You will therefore be punctual at meeting me at the said place and at the said time when you will receive my further directions

I am &c.