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Order to Joseph Martin concerning the execution of arrest warrants
Johnston, Charles
July 29, 1788
Volume 22, Page 697

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GOV. SAMUEL JOHNSTON TO GEN. MARTIN.


Hillsborough, 29th July, 1788.

Brigadier Genl. Martin:

You are to order a sufficient number of the Militia of the District of Washington to aid and assist the Sheriff of any County in the said District in Execution of any Warrant, or Warrants, for the apprehending of any person, or persons, who have been guilty of Treasonable practices against the State, and furnish such Sheriff with a sufficient Guard or Escort to enable him to convey such persons to the place of their Destination.

S. J.

(Endorsement.)

Genl. Martin’s Orders Entered.