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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from William Tryon to Richard Blackledge
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 23, 1771
Volume 08, Page 710

Newbern April 23rd 1771.

Richard Blackledge Esquire.

As the Detachments now in Town march to-morrow you are to accompany them with necessary Provisions and supply them regularly therewith. Captain Neale with his Company of Rangers will escort your carriages.