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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Francis Child
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
January 23, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 440-441

GOV. SAML. JOHNSTON TO FRANCIS CHILD, ESQUIRE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 23rd January.

Sir:

I have received a letter from Mr. Winder, the Commissioner appointed by Congress to settle the accounts of this State with the United States, dated 31st of December at Richmond, informing me that he would immediately proceed to this State as soon as I should

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let him know where the public accounts were lodged, I have directed him to you and hope you will be in readiness to receive him and give him Dispatch.

I am with Respect, Sir,
Your most Humble Servant,
SAML. JOHNSTON.