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Letter from Robert Dinwiddie to James Innes
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770
May 23, 1755
Volume 05, Page 404

[Reprinted from Dinwiddie Papers. Vol. 2. P. 42.]
Governor Dinwiddie to Colonel Innes.

May 23d, 1755.

Sir:

I rec'd Y'r Let'r of the 25th. You are strongly recomended to the Comittee, and I hope they will allow you something handsome. I have no Money, hav'g advanc'd a great deal of my own for the Country, w'ch as yet I cannot receive. I sent You [£]120 by Jenkins, w'ch I hope will be sufficient for the pres't. I thank You for the Copy of the Speech, &c. Mr. Montour's Salary from y's Colony will rem'n for some Time longer. What You mean, y't a few Days will give You rest from Y'r Fatigue, I know not, unless You intend to leave the Army. Whatever you determine, be assured my good Wishes always attend You, and I am, Dear James,

Y'r affect. h'ble serv't.