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Circular letter from Samuel Johnston to the Commissioners for purchasing tobacco for the state
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
January 27, 1789
Volume 21, Page 521

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GOV. JOHNSTON TO ETHELRED PHILLIPS, ESQR., TARBOROUGH, AND EGBERT HAYWOOD, ESQR., HALIFAX.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 27 Jan, 1789.

Sir:

You will be pleased to inform me whether you have compleated your purchase of Tobacco on account of the State for the present Season and if you have to make a return of such purchase as soon as possible that I may consult the Council about the Disposal of it.

I am, &c.,
SAM. JOHNSTON.