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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from William Tryon to Richard Blackledge
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 21, 1771
Volume 08, Page 709

Newbern 21st April 1771.

Richard Blackledge Esquire.

As the Detachment from Carteret County is arrived you are to supply them immediately with Rations for one Days Provisions agreeable to contract and continue so to do until further orders. You are also to deliver to the Detachments as they arrive from the other Counties Provisions in the same manner observing to take Receipts from the Commanding Officers of Companies of the respective Corps for each days delivery which will be your vouchers.