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From Thomas Jefferson to the County Lieutenants of Elizabeth City and Certain Other Counties, 2 May 1781

To the County Lieutenants of Elizabeth City and Certain Other Counties

Richmond May 2d 1781

Sir

You are desired immediately to embody so many of your Militia as you can arm from your County and have them marched under proper officers to join Colo. Innes at such place as he shall direct. I am &c.,

Tho. Jefferson

FC (Vi); at head of text: “County Lieutenants of Elizabeth City, Warwick, York, James City, King & Queen and of Williamsburg.”

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