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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Francis Child
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
April 07, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 461-462

GOV. SAML. JOHNSTON TO FRANCIS CHILD.
(From Executive Letter Book.)

Edenton, 7th April, 1788.

Sir:

Inclosed you will receive three original letters from the Marquis LaFayette and one from Genl. Muhlenburg to Gen. Gregory, these will serve to supply the place of other vouchers to shew that the Troops Commanded by Genl. Gregory were under Continental orders, & if so, that the Continent is liable to defray the expence. If

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these letters should appear to you of any consequence you will make use of them, and after you are done be so good as to return them.

I am with respect, Sir,
Your most obedt. Servt.,
SAML. JOHNSTON.