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Letter from John Barrow, Michael Coutanch, and John Simpson to Arthur Dobbs
Barrow, John; Coutanch, Michael; Simpson, John, 1728-1788
May 21, 1760
Volume 22, Page 393

BEAUFORT COUNTY.

The members for the County of Beaufort Beg leave to aquaint y’r Excellency that there wants a Sheref for the Said County, their Being no Corte lately held there, to represent three persons, Pursuant to the Act of Assembly lately provided for that purpose. We therefore Humbly Recommend for your Excellency’s Approbation, Sheref Mr. John Alderson as a person to officiate in that Office for the Ensuing year.

And withal beg leave to Subscribe our Selves y’r Excellency’s most Humble Servents,
J. BARROW.
MICH’L COUTANCHE.
JOHN SIMPSON.

New Bern, May 21t, 1760.

(Endorsed.)

To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq’r., Return of List Sheriffs Beaufort County.