Intercepted Letter transmitted to Congress by General Washington, with his Letter dated December 18, 1775. ALLAN CAMERON TO DUNCAN CAMERON. On board the ship William, Norfolk Harbour, in Virginia, November 11, 1775.
"No doubt, sir, you would have heard of an unfortunate accident that had happened between one Mr. Cameron, of Mursirloch, and I, in the year ' 72, at which time I believe you was at Fort-William, in Lochaber."
"From the above circumstances, I dare to say you will, and justly, conclude that I am a son of Mr. Cameron, of Erracht."