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Letter from James Lockwood, Wallingford, Connecticut, Forwarded to Brunswick


Wilmington, May 8, 1775, 4 o' clock, afternoon.

DEAR SIR: take the liberty to forward by express the enclosed papers, which were received at 3 o' clock this afternoon. If you should be at a loss for a man and horse, the bearer will proceed as far as the Boundary House. You will please direct to Mr˙ Marion, or any other gentleman, to forward the packet immediately to the Southward, with the greatest possible despatch.

I am, with esteem, dear sir, your most obedient servant,


P˙S. For God' s sake send the man on without the least delay; and write to Mr˙ Marion to forward it by night and by day.

To Richard Quince, Esquire, Brunswick.