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Letter from Charles Medlock and William Pickett to the North Carolina Council of Safety
Medlock, Charles; Pickett, William
July 22, 1776
Volume 10, Pages 669-670

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Charles Medlock and Will Pickett to the Council of Safety.


I am sorry that I have to inform you that the Torys is imbodying themselves together upon the waters of Drowning-Creek. We are Credibley informed they are Part of this County & Part of Cumberland County, & as we think the County is in danger We think it

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would be proper to raise a company of Light horse to be held in readiness upon any call, & Let the sd Company be Provided for by any Person we think shall be most Proper. Your Oppinion upon the same would Much oblige

Gentlemen your Most sincere Friends & well wishers,

Anson County, July 22n, d 1776.