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Message from Thomas Burke to the North Carolina General Assembly
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
April 17, 1782
Volume 16, Pages 284-285

TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY FROM GOV. THOS. BURKE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

State of North Carolina,
April 17th, 1782.

To the Honorable the General Assembly—

Gentlemen:

I send you some intelligence which came to hand late last night.

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Orders are dispatched to the Districts of Edenton and New Berne for engaging five hundred Miiitia in each in order to cover such places as may appear to be the objects of the Enemy.

This measure may agreeably to the Constitution require your sanction.

THOS. BURKE.