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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Robert Burton
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
February 19, 1789
Volume 21, Page 527

GOV. JOHNSTON TO COL. BURTON.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 19th Feb’y, 1789.

Sir:

I have had the pleasure of receiving your Letter of the 28th January respecting the Bust of the Chevalier John Paul Jones. I will readily accept it on the behalf of the State, and will communicate your Letter to the next Assembly that they may make such order as they may think proper respecting it.

I am, &c., &c.,
SAM. JOHNSTON.