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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Peter Dauge to the North Carolina Council of Safety
Dauge, Peter, 1739-1801
June 29, 1776
Volume 10, Pages 617-618

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Colonel Peter Dauge to the Council of Safety.

Wilmington, June 29th 1776.


My appointment as Colo Leaves a Vacancy for the Appointment of a Second Major in the Second regiment of Foot for the County Pasquotank, therefore I have tho't proper to recommend Mr Demcy Gregory as a Very proper person to fill that Post and wish You

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would send him a Commission As I never more Intend to act as Major In that regiment.

I am Genn Yr most Humble Servt

Please send the Comn to Major Lamb at Wilmington who will Contrive it to Mr Gregory.

P. D.