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Circular letter from Charles Thomson to the state governors
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824
January 23, 1788
Volume 21, Page 441

CHAS. THOMPSON TO THE GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Office of Secretary of Congress,
January 23rd, 1788

(Circular.)

Sir:

I have the Honor to inform your Excellency that on Monday last Seven States Assembled, Namely, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and South Carolina and from New Hampshire Mr. Gilman, from Connecticut Mr. Wadsworth, from North Carolina Mr. White, and from Georgia Mr. Baldwin.

Yesterday Congress proceeded to the election of a President & made choice of His Excellency Cyrus Griffin, Esquire.

With great Respect, I have the Honor to be.
Your Excellency’s most Obedient & most Humble Servant,
CHAS. THOMSON.