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jANtfARV 23, I77S.
With the lateft ADVICES, Foreign and Domestic.
SEMPER PRO LIBERT ATE, ET BONO PUBLICO.
i Mr. Davis, to detach from the militia of this State, an aid not cyceedir
Pleafc to givi-the following a place in your paper, and oblige five thoufand men, in "manner following, that is to fay every
one of voar readers . regiment mall be required to farniih its proportion
.! . ' F rem the L Y O N's Mouth. according to the number it contains, nd that the commanding
ft th Authors f the fleets figned A CAROLINA PLANTER, officer of every regiment mall be, and heis hereby empowered
ana i iVl 12j tx X 1 M 1. iu uaci uuuniy ut &tny uuijauMivv; v. 5 6
Few weeks ago the pubiic wa entertained with a as a volunteer in tne laid lervice; vua me ucn-rcnty, 11 any.
piece in inc ixorui uaronna jazeiic,: ugncu a v- i. junvu . - .rr :. . -
rolina planter, and the next week following, with every perfen draughted for the faid fervice, fhall.be entitled to
a fecond piece fiened a merchant ; I being neither a bounty of twenty five dollars, and every fuch commanding of-
nifce honed a merchant: I beinf
planter nor merchant, and indeed it would be puz- ficer ihall return as loon as may: be, to the Governor or Coin-
z'lDg to fay what I am, perhaps no more than a figure or ninelmander in Chjef for the time being, a roilot iuch peripns as
with the tail cu off; confcquently I ihall not take the part of fliall be detached from his regimenr, diitnguiftipg them into
ehe' but only exhibit you both to view, in order that the puo- volunteers and draughted men , and every volunteer ana araagn
lie may decide .on" the queition. Here then I'll draw the-line, ted militia man ihall be enthled to receiye,thc bounty to theta
i.viuu " - s'yr ; vuvv tuiv
vernttr pr Commander in
horiied to draw on the
fflls tlie oroducfor the molt he can get. .On alaims he appears I reaiury fcr lach lums at money as may oe neceuary co nerra
ia the mailer field, (lands his draught as a militia man, and the fame.- i r -f .u . r V-j
rtes forth to war ' Judbe it tnaSedby the ttutbontj afsrtfatd, nat the iaid aid
Tne fecond enquiry is to aft, what the merchant contributes mall march to fuch parts cr pia.es within the United States, as
to the caufe we are engaged in. We find him at a vcry'greatl the Congrefs ihall dired, and fee and continue m fervice during'
exrencc and rifque, firtir g cut veTds to Europe, and the VVeft-f the next campaign, not exceeding twelve months; and fach aid
UAs w;rK n intention to imo rt into the different itatesj ihall be! under ihrfame rules and difciphne, as the continental
the articles of run ponder, ball, blankets, cloth, canvafs and troops, aftr theyihall have joined the army wiuch tney may b?
J tKnl.ntPrflnfc fnr th? henrlif nttneam. rciutciivciv fe'ivcu uy una tu,
r- ij J::. k; iiArL-v Kit onln. rrpn his liar, the lervice or be draupnted. and the Cjo
ju'-u toun,. -"f t,- r - .- . - 11 1
. ...a fin. k; Ram wirhnnt nv rifmie af'er which ' he Chief for the -time being, is hereby aut
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ordered! to reinforce, and ihall receive the lame pay allowed the
militia in this State. :. v ' I I
Provided always, thatfor any offence, every. officer and foldi-
ether dry good? ; together with the neceiianes ot Jite, lucn.as
fair fugar, melaiTes,. tea and coffee; the voyage being ended,
V. r-ii. 1.:, af.VinT Tor ?H mn!) fKrv will fetch the rrer-
rhnr ,ir aams. rnairs to the mufier field, takes the chance cr of the faid reinforcement, ihall be tried by courts martial com-
of his draught, ardhe likewifc goes forth to war. Here then pufed of their own offis and none other. ; j; , ,
the quellion is demanded, but a, J faid before, I leave the iml And be it aljo enatied by the authority aforefaid, that the Gpvcr
,,,7,! r,..K;r tn ,-;nn St . . ' marcn 10 condua and .command fce.Taid militia if it
. .r . ... . ' 1 .t jrrr fh-s kaoIno Kw'Kirti. u 1 fli f h p a n v-.i ce nf th e counci I nf SfateJ
AACS A LIW AU lUUVU , - " - - T- J
l.: lure acim nuiv-ui"5 -
biy fubfiil without the oiher, it i fc
ttenterain the public ar the expeni
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fuballing bc-ween the two chnraacrs, I hope you will for the comment witn tne laiety 01 tais . owie, uu i w f puw-v
future dcfiil ridiculing ea h other, and as the one cannot poffi- iervicejf , , ! J Jr I -
it i iciiidalous-to tne lait ueeree, smu uc ujutivc, c -v -v"- v-- --f--.
ce of fuch valuable members tne Oovemor-ot tnis irate ror tne uoe . oemg, mui u yinne.oi
r " : ... tr- - mil aCl UiarJll WIUIUUI lUC Hiur.o u una uieiwir v -uu uaiw ui
It i, now particularly requifite, that every thing ihou!d rankot a M.jor Ceneral of mihtiafrom the pnfhis ad
faid and done, that mav tend to make all the different claffes and lhall draw pay from the day when by virtue this aft he
and den minations of people think well of one another; that . mail pafs the linutsof this State, during the time he mall be oa
laving afide all illiberal and paity Trj,:dices, we may unite to- . fuch lervice, and he is hereby empowered to fall as many offi-ae-r
for he rcblic cood. I know full welf 'how ieidom it is cers- into fervice as he ihall think the fervice iabiblotcly require.
Sr.rmvefie anlwer-anv valuable emJ ; they often four and em- ' having'refpeft to the regifnentr to wnicn icn omcers belong
bitter ir en'j minds, and give a keennefs and acrimony to their
tempers, beiides er.groffing a great deal of tirfie; and attention,
which moi. men may employ to much better purpofes. V
, You Mr. Furrow-turner, I intrcat to let politicks alone, miridl
.n n k,ifln-r itm von uill have enough to dot and voul
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p jftup)our boks, .'and examine your profit and lofs ; for byl
Geure the Third, if ever I find either of you in print again on!
the theme of calumniating, I will open Pandora's box on youf
both, and if the found thereof does nbt kill you, the evils con-1
tained therein fliall make)Ou ihudder.
7rf Jan. J, 1778.
Am ai to enable the .Governor to fend an atd frer the militia to op.
tie enemies cf the United States, if the ' fame $ all be reejhd
j by Congrrjs. . ! . ,
WHEREAS oppofing the-enemies of the United States by
fvigourou and powerful efforts', . will .greatly tend to
btinj the prefent war to a fpeedy and happy conclufi6n, ad
tVu Sute is at all times willing and ' defirous of afiiihng to the
otrnoll of its po .ver, in the corn mon defence. Be it therefore en
cdei by the genercl AJJembly of the State of North-Carolina, and it
is hereby enabled by the authority of the fame, that it fliali and may
be lawful for the. Governor or Commander in Chief, for the
limebelntr. noon the rcauxilof Conzteli, iox.Uut purpofemad
and complying with the rules prefcri bed by the'militia law; and
make every provifion for . the march of fuch troops and tranipor
tation of horfes, baggage, provifion and forage, as may tend
to expedite the progreis of thejarmy, and confiil with as inncli
ceconomy as the nature of the operations will admit, of. J . : ;
; Provided, that no pcrfon fliall-be fubjeft 'tp 'jfce draughted fot
complea;iug the aid aforelaid; who has been already draughted,
and in atluafferi ice in any diviiion, battalipn, cdmpany or d
tachmenti. for more than two months at any one time fince the
commencement of the preient war, and all others ihall, if a
draught be necefiary, be fubjea to an equal draught. f
I And be it alfo enacled by the authority afcrefaiJ, ,-" . that in cale the
Governor ihall no: find it expedient to march' with the faid aid
he ihall appoint the commanding officer thereof a Major' Gene-
ral. and luch Major ijenerai man uavu mic pjr asu oiur ajp-,
bointmenx ca fuch rank belonging in the cdniinenul army.
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M B A L T I M O R E, Dechz. 1777. T
I I HEAD-QUARTERS, Gulph, Dec. 11. J
TH E'comnvanuer in Chief, with the; higheii fatisfaaionV
j exprcfles his thanks to the. officers and foldiers,1 for the
fortitude and patience with which.th'Wewithflood.the '4s '
I c . t ' rrC I m 'Umai r Aqnfp u Victim
tigues. or tne campaign. , iuuuu, w tum. iuhwu,,
unfortunately failed; yet, upon the whole,1 Heaven has fmilcd
mj, upon the bcfl grocad conclude, that by a fiiitcd contina
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