[Letter] 1842 July 9, Lowndes County, [to] Cha[rle]s J. McDonald, [Governor of Georgia], Milledgeville, G[eorgi]a / Levi J. Knight

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Lowndes County
July 9th 1842
your Letter dated
10th June Covering a Copy of a Letter dated
10th May I have Recd [Received] my absence from home prevented my answering you sooner, The detachments ordered out under majr [major] [unclear text: Deas ] was Discharged previous to my writing you on the 19, but on the Receipt of the news [deleted text: of the ] that the Indians had Killed Robesons family I ordered Majr [Major] [unclear text: Deas ] out again with thirty men he went only five Days before I Recd [Received] your Letter dated
11th May when I discharged them since which time no forces have been out by any order from me,

I have the honor to be your Excellencys Obt Sert [Obedient Servant]
[Signed] Levi J Knight
To his Excellency Chas [Charles] J. McDonald,

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Troupville Ga [Georgia]

26th July
18 [illegible text]
His Excellency Chas [Charles] J McDonald Milledgeville Ga [Georgia]

Gen Levi J. Knight