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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Thomas Burke to William McCawley
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
April 16, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 595-596


Hillsborough, April 18th, 1782.

Major McCauley will be so good as to take a Convenient position for an Encampment for the Militia under his Command a little in the rear of the Encampment of the State Troops, either to the right or left, as he may find it Most Convenient and safe. The Troops are to be hutted in regular order, and are never to be from

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their Encampment without leave; nor is any Officer to Sleep out of Camp without permission. The Major himself is not included in this order, because of his necessary attendance as a member of the General Assembly. The Troops may be paraded on the plain in the rear of my House at 12, and thence, after being reviewed, march to their Encampment.