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Letter from Daniel Earl to Daniel Burton [Extract]
Earl, Daniel, d. 1790
April 13, 1765
Volume 07, Pages 7-8

[N. C. Letter Book S. P. G.]
Mr Earl to the Secretary (Extract)

No Carolina. Edenton April 13, 1765.

Revd Sir:

—The church in this town which was built at a considerable expence, is in a very ruinous condition, Chiefly occasioned

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by want of a vestry, our vestry Laws, for some years past being repealed in England as soon as they appear there, which is a great obstruction to the Building & repairing places of worship, and is a very great Prejudice to the Clergy. Our worthy Govr Mr Dobbs lately departed this life, who was a great Patron of Religion.