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Letter from Cornelius Harnett to Thomas Burke
Harnett, Cornelius, 1723-1781
April 25, 1780
Volume 14, Page 804


Wilmington, April 25th, 1780.

Dear Sir:

I take this opportunity by Mr. Bee, a Delegate from So. Carolina, to drop a line to you, Tho' I have not been so happy as to receive one from you since I left Philadelphia. Mrs. Bee and Miss Smith will be happy in Mrs. Burke's acquaintance. This is the Third Letter I have written to you since I saw you. I should have troubled you much Oftener, had I been furnished with any Intelligence worth your notice. I refer you to Mr. Bee for southern News. I have my fears that Ch. Town will fall.

I beg you will present mine and Mrs. Harnett's very respectful Compliments to Mrs. Burke, Mrs. and Miss Vining, Mrs. Morrice, Mrs. Peters & every other of my acquaintance. Let me hear from you, for God's sake.

With sincere regard, I am, Dr. Sir,
Your real friend & obedt. Servt.,

A. Nash is our Governor. My Com. to Mr. Jones. I wish to know whither he is tired of the Great City?