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Letter from William Tryon to William Thomson
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 23, 1771
Volume 08, Page 710

Newbern April 23rd 1771.

Colonel Thomson.

You will take under your command and march from this Town to Colonel William Bryan's in Johnston County two swivel Guns mounted on Carriages and deliver them to Colonel Moore Commander of the Artillery who will be there to receive them the 30th Instant. The Baggage of each Detachment will march with their respective Corps, you are to keep Company with the Craven Detachment.