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Letter from the North Carolina Council of Safety to James Moore
North Carolina. Council of Safety
July 25, 1776
Volume 11, Page 331

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25th July 1776


We Acknowledge a Majority of your field Officers must be the Judges. With respect to Blankets we can only say we have taken every step in our power to procure them. We have the promise of a supply from Philadelphia and that nothing in our power shall be omitted to prevent any Just cause of complaint in the Army. Our orders to you from Whitfields on Neuse we conceive you have Misunderstood as they contained nothing more than that you in Conjunction with General Ashe should annoy the Enemies as far as in your power not expecting impossibilities

We are Sir, your Hmble. Sevt