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Letter from William Tryon to Joseph Leech
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 25, 1771
Volume 08, Pages 710-711

Newbern 25th April 1771.

Colonel Leech,

Having appointed Mr Campbell Deputy Adjutant General to the Forces marching against the Insurgents with the Rank of Lieutenant he will join your Camp and be ready to give any assistance you may require of him before I join the Forces which at present I do

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not propose to take under my command till the Junction of the Neuse and Cape Fear Divisions.

I shall visit your Camp on Sunday Noon.