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Letter from John Gunby to Thomas Burke
Gunby, John
July 28, 1781
Volume 15, Pages 578-579


Charlotte, 28th July 1781.

Dr. Sir:

I have been sick at this place several weeks, but am now on the recovery. General Greene have requested me to take the superintending of military matters here, till the situation of my health will admit of my joining the army.

From the late movements of the enemy in Virginia, I think it probable they may pay us a visit in this State shortly; should this

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be the case, please to furnish me with such intelligence respecting their rout, as you may think necessary to enable me to move the stores &c. from those posts and on the route to escape them.

I am with the greatest respect your Obt. Hum. Servant,