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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from William Smallwood to Horatio Gates
Smallwood, William, 1732-1792
October 09, 1780
Volume 14, Pages 681-682


Hillsborough, October 9th, 1780.


You will observe below a List of Officers who have received no proportion of the State Stores lately distributed to the Maryland line, nor would the Quantity received afford a general Distribution. I must therefore earnestly request you to order these Officers to be Supplied out of the first Continental Cloathing which may come to hand, as most of them are in extreme want, and have no early Prospect of obtaining it from the State. Cloth,

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Linen, Hats, Shoes and Stockings will be wanting by the other Officers who received only one piece of Brittannies upon the late distribution of State Cloathing. I am,

With great Esteem and Regard,
Your Obedt. Hble. Servt.,
Colo. Williams. Colo. Gunby.
Lieut. Woolford. Ensign Moore.
Colo. Ford. Lieut. Smith.
Capt. Davidson. Capt. Riley.
Capt. Smith. Lieut. Hamilton.
Capt. Claggett. Lieut. Adams.
Doct. Pindle. Capt. Marbury.
Lieut. Donally. Capt. Lt. Dyer.
Mr. Jamieson. Mr. Edmonson.
Mr. King.