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Letter from Alexander Martin to Thomas Burke
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
May 09, 1782
Volume 16, Page 321

TO DR. THOS. BURKE FROM GOV. ALEX. MARTIN.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

May 9th, 1782.

Sir:

I return you the letters addressed to you from Gov. Mathews and General Marion and thank you for their perusal. I have taken a Copy of them.

You have herewith a letter from the Count De Rochambeau received yesterday, which, being addressed to you in public character, I took the liberty to open and find in it an answer to yours respecting the defence of our Sea Coast.

I am, Sir, with Esteem and Respect, Yours,
ALEX. MARTIN.