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Letter from George Burrington to Thomas Pelham-Holles, Duke of Newcastle
Burrington, George, 1680-1759
June 01, 1734
Volume 03, Page 625

[B. P. R. O. Am: & W. Ind: Vol. 23. P. 285.]

N. Carolina June the 1st 1734.

May it please your Grace

Haveing lived in this Province some years without receiving any mony from the King, or the Country, was constrained to sell not only my household goods, but even linnen, plate and Books, and mortgage my Lands, and stocks the many sicknesses that seized me, and their long continuance, have greatly impaired my constitution and substance, my affairs and health being in a bad condition, I humbly desire my Lord Duke will be pleased to obtain his Majesty's leave for my return to England

I am with profound Duty my Lord Duke your Grace's most humble and most devoted servant