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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Joseph Martin
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
July 29, 1788
Volume 21, Page 485

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GOV. JOHNSTON TO GENL. JOSEPH MARTIN.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Hillsborough, 29th July, 1788.

You are to order a sufficient number of the Militia of the District of Washington to aid and assist the Sheriff of any County in the said District in the Execution of any Warrant or Warrants for the apprehending any person or persons who have been guilty of Treasonable practices against the State and furnish such Sheriff with a sufficient Guard or Escort to enable him to convey such prisoners to the place of their Destination.

SAM. JOHNSTON.