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Letter from William Tryon to the Vestry of St. Luke's Parish [Extract]
Tryon, William, 1729-1788
November 12, 1769
Volume 08, Pages 150-151

[N. C. Letter Book S. P. G.]
His Excellency Governor Tryon's Letter to the Gentlemen of the Vestry of St Lukes parish Rowan County.—(Extract.)

Newbern 12th Novr 1769.


The Reverend Mr. Drage who is lately arrived from England, warmly recommended to me, waits on you to officiate in your parish for the space of two or three months, at the expiration of which time should he give satisfaction in his sacred calling, and his situation

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prove agreeable to him I propose to give him Letters of Presentation and Induction to your parish agreeable to the petition of sundry of the Inhabitants of your county delivered to me when I was at Salisbury. I am Gentlemen your very obedient Servant,