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Letter from Evan Shelby to Alexander Martin
Shelby, Evan, 1719-1794
May 14, 1785
Volume 22, Pages 647-648

COL. EVAN SHELBY TO GOVERNOR MARTIN.


May 14th, 1785.

Sir:

I have Rec’d your faver sent by Mr. Scurry and Shall Take Evry opertunity of informing the People at Large with the Contents, and shall Doo Evrything in my Power to Convince them of their Errors, and shall at another opertunity inform you what Can be Expected

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from them. They have sent Capt. Cock To Congress. It wood be well to inform your members in Congress of their proceedings, which perhaps wood put a stop to other Revolts, & I am, Dr. Sir,

Your most obedient humble servant,
EVAN SHELBY.

Endorsement:

To his Excellency Elixander Martin, Fav’r by Mr. E. Scurry.