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Letter from William Tryon to Edmund Fanning
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
April 26, 1771
Volume 08, Page 711

April 26th 1771.

Colonel Fanning or in his absence to the Commanding Officer of the Orange Regiment.

You will forthwith order a Lieutenant Serjeant Corporal and twenty Men from the Orange Regiment of Militia to mount Guard at Mr Hart's Mill for the Protection of the Provisions laid up there for the use of the Forces and in case you find that the Insurgents have formed a design of destroying them you may order any greater number you may think necessary as a further security.