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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Francis Child
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
February 19, 1789
Volume 21, Page 526

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GOV. JOHNSTON TO FRAN. CHILD.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 19th Feb’y, 1789.

Sir:

I have received your Letter of the 13th of Jan’y and approve of your keeping the Clerks employed in Registering the Accounts and Vouchers against the United States till that business can be brought to a conclusion.

I will lay your Letter before the Council on their first meeting, and will advise with them how far it will be proper to send on these papers with Col. Thomas.

I am, &c.,
SAM. JOHNSTON.