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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from William Lee Davidson to Jethro Sumner [Extract]
Davidson, William Lee, 1746-1781
October 1780
Volume 14, Page 788


“There appears to me a high probability that the enemy's force will now be divided by the rising of the river, as by the best accounts the legion crossed last Thursday, and no account of their return. Accounts are uniform that their waggons move with great difficulty on account of the poverty of their teams.”