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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Thomas Pinckney
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
August 20, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 491-492

GOV. SAM. JOHNSTON TO THE GOVERNOR OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 20th August, 1788.

Sir:

I am very much obliged to your Excellency for the information which you did me the honor to communicate in your letters of the

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28th of July, the authenticity whereof I had not the least reason to doubt, having some time before had a detail of the particulars from the Commanding Officer of Washington District & had given such orders as if duly attended to & faithfully executed I flatter myself will give satisfaction to the Indians & prevent further Hostilities for the present.

I have the Honor, &c., &c.,
SAM. JOHNSTON.