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Letter from Martin Howard to James Iredell
Martin, Josiah, 1737-1786
May 27, 1773
Volume 09, Page 645

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

Newbern 27th May 1773.

Sir,

Your favour of the 22d inst. I received, with the Letter inclosed for Mr Cornell which I immediately delivered to him. I wrote you a few days ago by an Express who was charged with Precepts preparatory to some Courts of Oyer and terminer which it is thought expedient to hold in several Counties of the Province. I directed my Letter to be opened by you in case of Mr Johnston's absence, as I am in Hopes I shall be in Edenton by the 21st of June, it will be time enough then to give you any Letters for Mr McCulloh.

I am with great Regard, Sir,
Yr most obdt Servt
M. HOWARD.