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Letter from William Tryon to the Board of Trade of Great Britain
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
October 09, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 856-857

[From Tryon's Letter Book.]
Letter from Governor Tryon to the Board of Trade

Hillsboro 9th October 1768

The bearer Mr Jones a native of Virginia and at present an inhabitant of Orange County in this province solicits an introduction to your Lordships for the favor of ordination orders This gentleman I have no personal acquaintance with he came recommended to me by the Reverend Mr Micklejohn. He has been an inhabitant of this province about eighteen months during which time Mr Micklejohn informs me he has conducted himself in the

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character of a physician with propriety and a becoming decency If your Lordship on examination shall find him properly qualified for that sacred function you conferring on him that favor will accomplish the intention of his voyage to England

I am &ca