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Letter from Abraham Sheppard to Richard Caswell
Sheppard, Abraham, fl. 1759-1790
May 07, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 465-466

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Dobbs, the 7th May, 1777.

Dear Sir:—

The bearer, John Sheppard, will deliver you an account of the men Capt. Abra'm. Sheppard has listed which is about thirty-three soldiers and please to direct him how he is to draw the other money that's to list with, I make no doubt but we shall soon have both

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the Dobb's Companies full. I should have come down myself, but want to go to the upper Counties to assist them in recruiting. Should be glad John could get the money and bring it up with him for Capt. Sheppard as it is much wanting. Pray let me know how the other Captains must proceed to get theirs as the time is short and some will have a long ways to come for it.

I am, Sir,
Your very humble servant,
To His Excellency Ric'd. Caswell.