PRES. REED TO JOHN CARSON, 1779.
Your Favour of the 9th Inst,* has been duly received, and we are well pleased with your Care in purchasing such Articles as can be procured for the Rangers, You will please to go on in the Business & complete them as far as possible. Blankets cannot be got here, Mr. Thompson has searched the Town thro’ without Success, he will give you an Account of what he has procured which is to be delivered into your Care & distributed to the Troops in due Proportions.
I am Sir, Your Friend
& Hbbl Serv*,
Mr. John Carson.
* See page 637.