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Letter from John Bryan to William Bryan
Bryan, John
June 06, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 149-150

COL. JOHN BRYAN TO GENL. WILLIAM BRYAN.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Newbern 6th June 1778.

Sir:

I recd your letter in favor of Hardy Coker and upon examination find it entirely unreasonable to compel him into the service of his country tho' am at a loss to know what to do for him. Should be exceedingly glad to join in anything you might think

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sufficient to discharge him. Shewed your letter to Col. Dawson who was fully of the opinion that he ought to be discharged. I am Sir,

Your mo. ob. huml. servt.
JOHN BRYAN.