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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Gaspard Joseph Armand Ducher
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
August 25, 1788
Volume 21, Pages 492-493

GOV. SAM. JOHNSTON TO MONSIEUR DUCHER.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, August 25, 1788.

Sir:

I have not hitherto been able notwithstanding every effort I have made to discover the true state of the Debt due from this State to the Government of Martinique.

As I have a great desire to bring that matter to a conclusion, You will do me a particular favour if you can inform me what the original

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Sum due was, what has been since paid & what Balance still remains to be paid and who has a right to receive it, and give a discharge.

SAM. JOHNSTON.