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Letter from James Moir to Philip Bearcroft
Moir, James, d. 1767
April 08, 1760
Volume 06, Pages 233-234

[From North Carolina Letter Book. S. P. G.]
From Mr. Moir to the Secretary.

Edgecombe Apr 8. 1760

Revd Sir

Since my last of Oct 16 1759 I baptized 206 White children & 3 black: on the 4th & 6th inst there were above 50 Communicants in

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this Parish. For some years past this Province has been running into great disorder & confusion Sectaries prevail in many Parishes. the last Assembly would not pass a new vestry act. there is nothing like the administration of Justice among us. A Silly fellow that headed a mob against the Earl of Granville, his Land office is put into the commission of the Peace. I this day draw for my Salary from Michs 1759 to Lady day 1760 & am

Revd Sir
Your most obdt Humble Servant