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Circular letter from Samuel Johnston to Egbert Haywood
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
March 20, 1788
Volume 21, Page 458

GOV. SAML. JOHNSTON TO THE COMMISSIONERS FOR PURCHASING TOBACCO AT HALIFAX.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 20th March, 1788.

You will be careful to have all the Tobacco purchased by you for the State sent down to Mr. Ryan’s on Cashie or Mr. John Stewart’s, on Roanoke and safely stored as soon as it can be conveniently done and send me the Manifest.

I am, Sir, Your Obedient Servant,
SAML. JOHNSTON.