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Letter from George Burrington to the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Burrington, George, 1680-1759
June 01, 1734
Volume 03, Pages 625-626

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 9. A. 56.]

N. Carolina 1st June 1734.

My Lords,

Since my last letter to your Lordships Mr Owen one of the Council in this Province departed, some others were very like to dye but my escapeing death was unexpected by all who saw me, by the decease of Messrs Lovick and Owen and the refractoriness of others who will not come to

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Council when summoned, there has not been one held in ten months. it is near three years since I sent your Lordships a list of persons that I thought proper to fill up the Council but as yet am unacquainted what your Lordships design in that affair.

My Secretary will have the Honour to present this letter I assure your Lordships he is very capable of giveing a perfect account of the state and condition of this country.

I have the Honour to remain with great Respect My Lords your Lordships most humble and most obedient servant