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Letter from John Rutledge to the President of the Provincial Congress of North Carolina
Rutledge, John, 1739-1800
November 06, 1776
Volume 10, Pages 892-893

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from President Rutledge, of South Carolina, to the President of the North Carolina Congress at Halifax.


In Consequence of a Recommendation from the Privy Council, the honourable Mr Drayton, a Member of that Board, waits on the

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Convention of North Carolina, to sollicit Aid of Men from that State for the Defence of this.

I doubt not that proper Attention will be paid to his Application, & hope it will meet with success. I am Sir,

Yr very hble Servt,

Chas Town, Novr 6th, 1776.