Richard Caswell Esquire, Governor and Commander in Chief of the said State.
To All Whom it May Concern:
These are to certify that John Johnson Esquire who hath attested the Certificates hereunto Annexed was at the Time thereof and now is Clerk of Bertie County Court in the State aforesaid; and that full faith & Credit is and ought to be given to such his attestations in Judgment Court and thereout. I further Certify that Colin Clark and James Blake, the persons whose Names are mentioned in the said Annexed Certificates, in Consequence of the orders of Bertie County Court aforesaid, Have permission to depart this State in the schooner Nancy with their property (provisions and Naval Stores Excepted) which Schooner is shortly to Sail to Port Roanoke bound to some Port of Europe or the West Indies.
In Testimony whereof I have hereunto set my Hand and Caused the Seal now used for the said State to be affixed at Newington the 2nd day of March Anno. Dom. 1778.