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Letter from John Jay to Samuel Johnston
Jay, John, 1745-1829
October 11, 1788
Volume 21, Page 502

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JOHN JAY TO THE GOVERNOR OF NORTH CAROLINA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Office of Foreign Affairs, 11 Oct., 1788.

Sir:

Although the Act of Congress of which the enclosed is a Copy has been published, yet it appearing proper that your Excellency should receive it in an official manner, I do myself the honor of transmitting it under the same Cover with this, and am with great Respect.

Your Excellency’s Most Obedt. & Humble Servt.,
JOHN JAY.