History, 1838–1856, volume C-1 [2 November 1838–31 July 1842]

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2 November 1838 • Friday

<1838  November 2   to .> The following letter gives the particulars relating to the Movements of the ’s <troops— in conjunction with the> Mob
“Head Quarters, Camp near November 2. 1838. To His Excellency  Commander in Chief Mi. Sir:— On Monday October 29th., the troops ordered out by and myself (as per our report to you of said date) took up their line of March  from Camp near , for . We encamped the Night of the 29th. at Linville’s  Creek, (a short distance from the Road) about sixteen miles from , at which point we  received an express from , informing us that he was then encamped on  Log Creek with a force of five hundred men, and that he would join us at the crossing of said  Creek on the Road from to , by 10 o clock a.m. the next morning. On the 30th.  October, the troops got together at the last named point when we mustered about eighteen hundred  men. Whilst at this place we received your orders of the 26th. ult, and I received an order of the  27th. ult, and a letter from you of the same date. At this point left me [p. 850]
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2 November 1838 • Friday

1838 November 2 to . The following letter gives the particulars relating to the Movements of the ’s troops— in conjunction with the Mob
“Head Quarters, Camp near November 2. 1838. To His Excellency Commander in Chief Mi. Sir:— On Monday October 29th., the troops ordered out by and myself (as per our report to you of said date) took up their line of March from Camp near , for . We encamped the Night of the 29th. at Linville’s Creek, (a short distance from the Road) about sixteen miles from , at which point we received an express from , informing us that he was then encamped on Log Creek with a force of five hundred men, and that he would join us at the crossing of said Creek on the Road from to , by 10 o clock a.m. the next morning. On the 30th. October, the troops got together at the last named point when we mustered about eighteen hundred men. Whilst at this place we received your orders of the 26th. ult, and I received an order of the 27th. ult, and a letter from you of the same date. At this point left me [p. 850]
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