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Letter from Samuel Johnston to James Porterfield
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
October 26, 1789
Volume 21, Page 568

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JAMES PORTERFIELD TO GOVERNOR JOHNSTON.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 26th of October, 1789.

Sir:

You will be pleased to deliver to John Skinner, Esqr., or his Order, One Hundred & thirteen Thousand, three hundred & thirty-three pounds of the Tobacco, which you purchased for the State at Fayetteville, not already inspected for Mr. Carthy.

The above Tobacco to be delivered at Wilmington of the best Quality of the last Crop, in good order for Shipping, but not to be re-inspected, this is in discharge of a Contract, intered into by the Governor & Council, with Mr. William Littlejohn.

I am, &c.,
SAM. JOHNSTON.