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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Charles Thomson
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
March 19, 1788
Volume 21, Page 457

GOV. SAML. JOHNSTON TO SECRETARY OF CONGRESS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, March 19th, 1788.

Sir:

I had this day the honor of receiving your Letter enclosing a Resolution of Congress directing the mode of granting Sea Letters to Vessels bound on long and distant Voyages, and will be careful that it shall be published for the information of such of the Citizens of this State as may be disposed to embarque in Adventures of that nature.

I have the honor to be with the greatest Respect,
Sir, Your most Obedient Servant,
SAMUEL JOHNSTON.