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Letter from the North Carolina Council of Safety to Martin Armstrong
North Carolina. Council of Safety
July 05, 1776
Volume 11, Page 308

LETTER TO COL. MARTIN ARMSTRONG RESPECTING ROBERTS
ESTATE.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Whitfields 5 July 1776

Sir

With respect to the property of James Roberts & other Tories of Surry County now armed against the good people of this province. The Council of Safety are of Opinion that the Committee of the County may take into their possession such part of their Estates as may be movable And make out an Inventory of their Estates strictly personal and return the same to next Congress observing in the mean time that their families are supplied with the necessities of Life And if possible take their persons and send them with proper witnesses before this Council—