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Letter from Robert Johnson to the Board of Trade of Great Britain [Extract]
Johnson, Robert, 1677-1735
December 19, 1729
Volume 03, Page 51

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[B. P. R. O. B. T. South Carolina. Vol. 4. C. 60.—Extract.]
COLL: JOHNSON TO SEC: OF B. T. DECEMBER 19th 1729.

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4thly That the Boundaries of South Carolina and North Carolina are absolutely necessary to be ascertained and settled to prevent any of the Inhabitants of South Carolina from running to Cape Fair and settling there to defraud their Creditors, and for the remedying this evil That Cape Fair be made a Port and a Collector of the Customs appointed to reside there, and the said place declared to be within the limits of South Carolina.

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your most oblidged humble servant
ROBt JOHNSON.