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Letter from William Tryon to John Stuart
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
August 31, 1766
Volume 07, Pages 253-254

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to John Stuart, Esq, Superintendant &c
at Charlestown

Brunswick 31st August 1766

The favor of your letter of the 19th inst was delivered to me this morning by your express. As I am to hold a Land Office the 20th of next month at Wilmington and to meet the General Assembly of

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this province the 30th of October, I am apprehensive there will not be sufficient time for my personal attendance at the running of the line, particularly as my health will not allow me to make great expedition on the road; however I am not without hopes of being able to attend, if I should be prevented Mr Palmer the Surveyor General will be present and very probably Mr Rutherford

The articles you mention that will be agreeable to the Indians I shall purchase from the stores in the back country of this province. I wish to be satisfied of the recovery of your health by the pleasure of seeing you as soon as possible at Brunswick. If circumstances will not permit me to go into the back country, I shall not set out for Newbern till the 14th of October

I am &c.