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Tarleton was an English Army Officer and at the time of this letter he was Commander-in-Chief of the Severn District, a military district organized in anticipation of an invasion from France. In this letter he writes to the Quartermaster to inform him of a unit's shortage of blankets and entrenching tools.
Bristol, Decr. 16th. 1803. Sir, A representation has been made to me by Colonel Lundy of the 3d Battn. of Reserves, stating that the corps under his command, wants both horses intrenching tools and blankets to enable it to take the field. I beg you to mention these deficiencies to His Royal Highness the Commander in Chief. I have the honor to be Sir Your most obedt. humble Servt. Ban. Tarleton Genl Major General Brownrigg
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Bristol, England, 16 December 1803, 1803, Colonel Lundy, 3rd Battalion of Reserves, war, Major General Brownrigg, Banastre Tarleton
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Tarleton, Banastre, "Banastre Tarleton writes to an English Army Quartermaster to inform him of a supply shortage. England, 1803." (1803). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 167.
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