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Letter from the North Carolina General Assembly to Samuel Johnston
North Carolina. General Assembly
December 13, 1787
Volume 20, Pages 789-790

GOVERNOR SAML. JOHNSTON, FROM HONS. ALEX. MARTIN AND JNO. SITGREAVES.

Tarborough, 13th December, 1787.

Sir:

Agreeable to a vote of the General Assembly taken by joint ballot, we do ourselves the Honor of informing you that on the 12th Inst.

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you were elected to the important office of Chief Majistrate of this State. Should the appointment meet your acceptance, we have it in command to request that you will please to give your attendance at this place as soon as possible in order to qualify and proceed on the duties of that Office. We have the Honor to be,

Your most Obedient Humble Servants,
ALEX. MARTIN, S. Senate,
JNO. SITGREAVES, S. Commons.