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Letter from Robert Murden to Arthur Dobbs
Murden, Robert
October 07, 1755
Volume 22, Page 381

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Pasquotank, October 7th, 1755.


I hearin have inclosed the List of the whole Regiment Under My Command as Near To your Excell. orders as I Could, and have since My arrival from the Westindies Taken as Great Cear and Diligence to have them well Disciplin’d and to see that they be in Good order as I weell Could, and Ever shall be Cearfull to Doe the same While I Continue in that Station, &c.

Sir, allso Rec’d yours of ye 22d of November, which I shall as Nearly Comply with as I Can, but have Had noe opertunity yet by Resone of My Going out of the Contrey Did Not qualifie to the Commision of the peace while sence my arival, But now Shall Set abought to put Matters in as Good form as Lies in My power, and shall Ever be ready to obey your Excell. Commands with the Greatest Cear and industry My Weak Cappasity will afford, so Conclud.

Pass, Sir, Your Humble and obedant Servent,
To His Excell., Arthur Dobbs, Esq.