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Military pass from Thomas Burke for John Ramsey and John Jones
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
July 28, 1781
Volume 15, Page 595

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State of North Carolina.

By His Excellency Thomas Burke, Esquire, Governor, captain General and Commander in Chief in and over the said State.

The bearers hereof John Ramsey and John Jones gentlemen, are Authorized to proceed with a flag of Truce to Wilmington, with necessaries to Colonel Ramsey and others taken prisoners at the same time with him, Conforming themselves in all things to the usages of War in similar cases.

Given under my hand and seal at arms this 28th July, 1781, and sixth Year of our Independence.

By his Excellency's Command Benjamin Hawkins, Pro. Sec.

Permit the Return of the Flag, agreeable to the contents thereof.

Wilmington, 6th August, 1781.
John Leggett, Capt. & Comdt.
Andrew Law, Lieut.
Commanding His Majestys
Arm'd Galley Comet.