Gentlemen:—The papers herewith presented you were put into my hands by Mr. Thomas Stuart, who says they contain resolutions of a body of men to the westward of the Appalachian mountains, styling themselves the General Assembly of the State of Franklin, and that he is attending to give the Honorable the General Assembly of this State full information on the business contained in the said resolutions, if you shall think proper to call upon him for that purpose.
Message from the Governor to the Honorable the General Assembly, 21st December, 1785.
In the House of Commons. Ordered to be sent to the Senate.
By order J. Hunt, Clerk.