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Letter from Alexander Martin to Thomas Mifflin
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
June 04, 1784
Volume 17, Page 74

GOVERNOR MARTIN TO HIS EXCELLENCY THOMAS MIFFLIN, ESQUIRE PRESIDENT OF CONGRESS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Hillsborough, June 4th, 1784.

Sir:

I have to acknowledge the honor of receiving your Excellency's Letters 20th of February, 1st & 29th of April with a report of the grand Committee on the arrears of Interest on the national debt, together with the expences of the year 1784: a Resolution of April 19th and your Excellency's Letter of the 21 of said month containing information of l'Orient being made a free port; all which have been laid before the Legislature. I have to inform your Excellency in return that, several of the important matters recommended in the above have been duly attended to both with respect to finance and the Western Territory, as also vesting certain powers in Congress which are expressed in the several Acts which are transmitted to our Delegates to be by them presented to your Excellency and that honorable body.

I have the honor to be, &c.,
ALEX. MARTIN.