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Letter from William Tryon to Francis Fauquier
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
March 03, 1766
Volume 07, Page 190

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to Honorable Francis Fauquier, Esq.

Brunswick the 3d March 1766.

The Stamps for this province arrived in Cape Fear river in the Diligence man of war the 27th November last at the same time I received the favor of your letter of the 8th of the same month, delivered to me by Capt Phipps. My endeavors to promote the circulation of the Stamps have proved unsuccessfull; the particular insults which have been offered to government by the inhabitants of this part of the province, I will leave to Colo Randolph to inform you of. I am very impatient to receive instructions from home for my guidance in the present exigency of affairs

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