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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Francis Child
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
March 17, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 455-456

GOV. SAML. JOHNSTON TO FRAN. CHILD.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 17th March, 1788.

Sir:

I am this day advised by the Council of State to empower you to employ two Clerks to assist you in settling with the Commissioner appointed to settle the accounts of this State with the United States pursuant to the Resolve of the last Assembly. They are further of opinion, that you may allow each of the said Clerks twenty Shillings per day during the time they are on this Service.

I do therefore hereby empower you to employ two Clerks if you

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think them necessary, to assist you in adjusting & settling the accounts of this State with the United States.

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