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Instructions to Robert Bignall concerning tobacco for Mary Burke
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
October 05, 1781
Volume 15, Page 648

ACTING GEN. MARTIN TO ROBERT BIGNALL

Alexander Martin, Esquire, Speaker of the Senate, Governor and Commander in Chief for the Time being in and over the State of North Carolina.
To Robert Bignall, Esquire, or any public Agent for the State of North Carolina:
Sir:

You will deliver to Mrs. Mary Burke, Wife of his Excellency Governor Burke, now in Captivity or to her Order, two thousand five hundred weight of good and Merchantable Tobacco, for which Governor Burke is to be accountable and this shall be your sufficient Warrant.

Give under my Hand at Williamsborough the fifth Day of October, 1781.

ALEX. MARTIN.