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Letter from Samuel Johnston to Thomas Burke
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816
March 17, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 711-712

[North Carolina State Papers No. 72 p. 21.]

Hayes 17th March 1777.

Dear Sir

Inclosed you will receive the Governor's Warrant for 500,000 Dollars agreeably to Resolve of Congress, dated the 22d of last

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month, previous to which on the 12th I drew in favour of Jacob Blount Paymaster for 250,000 Dollars. I yesterday drew in favr of Mr James Green Junr for 17,500 Dollars in 24 Sets of Bill to wit, 3 of 2500 Dollrs, 2 of 1250 Dollrs, 4 of 625 Dollrs, 5 of 500 Dollrs and 10 of 250 Dollrs of which you will please to acquaint the Treasurer.

We have nothing here worth communicating. I shall be glad to hear from you at your Leisure and am with great Respect & esteem

Dr Sir
Your most Obedient Servant
[Addressed] Thomas Burke Esqr at Baltimore.

[Endorsed] No Carolina No 5.