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Letter from Martin Howard to James Iredell
Howard, Martin, ca. 1730-1781
March 08, 1773
Volume 09, Page 594

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Chief Justice Howard to James Iredell, Esq.

Newbern 8th March 1773.

Sir,

As I hope to avail myself of my attachment, whenever a Court Law is passed it is of consequence to me, that it should not be lost or mislaid, but kept safe and returned whenever the Court shall be revived. I therefore beg the favour of you to receive it from the Sheriff and preserve it till this Event takes place, or if this be improper, to tell the Officer who has it, to take good care of it, for I am in Hopes, whatever be the Issue of the Dispute concerning Attachments in future, that mine will stand, as it was commenced before the Expiration of the Court Law.

I desire my Respects to Mr Johnston and Family, And am Sir

Yr most obedt Servt
M. HOWARD.