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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Beverly Randolph
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
January 25, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 441-442

GOVERNOR JOHNSTON TO THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 25th January.

Sir:

I have this day the honor of receiving your letter of the 17th Inst., with the copy of the Resolution of the General Assembly of Virginia, concerning the boundary line between the two States, together with an Act for cutting a navigable Canal from the waters of Elizabeth River in the State of Virginia, to the waters of Pasquotank River, in

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this State. I will be careful to take the earliest opportunity of laying these papers before the General Assembly for their Consideration.

I have the honor to be with great respect, Sir,
Your Excellency’s most obedient humble Servant,
SAMUEL JOHNSTON.