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Letter from Robert Dinwiddie to Matthew Rowan
Dinwiddie, Robert, 1693-1770
April 15, 1754
Volume 05, Page 118

[Reprinted from Dinwiddie Papers. Vol. 1. P. 130.]
Governor Dinwiddie to Mathew Rowan, President of North Carolina.

15th Apr., [1754.]


I c'd not let slip the good Opp'ty of Colo. Innes in paying my Respects to You. He and I have talk'd the Affairs fully over in regard to the Forces from Y'r Colony, and [I] therefore refer You to him; and I desire to assure You that I shall do every Thing in my Power for the Service of No. Carolina, as I am very much pleas'd with their readiness in granting Supplies on this emergent Occasion, and I rem'n with great respect,

Y'r Hon'r's most h'ble Serv't.