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Letter from Alured Popple to Gabriel Johnston
Popple, Alured, 1699-1744
December 20, 1736
Volume 04, Page 207

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 21. P. 252.]

Sir,

My Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations command me to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 15th of October last to which their Lordships will shortly send you an Answer In the mean time I am directed to acquaint you upon the subject of the letters you inform the Board that Capt. Burrington has wrote at the result of conferences between my Lords Commissrs and him to your disadvantage that their Lordps are surprised at Capt. Burrington having taken any liberty of that kind and also to assure you that he has had no reason for so doing from anything that ever passed between the Board and him.

I am Sir, &c.,
ALURED POPPLE

Whitehall December 20th 1736
[To Gov. Gabriel Johnston.]