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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from John Pownall to Nicholas Hardinge
Pownall, John, 1724-1796
December 28, 1756
Volume 05, Page 648

[B. P. R. O. North Carolina. B. T. Vol. 22. P. 228.]
Letter to Nicholas Hardinge Esqre.

Whitehall Decr 28th 1756


The Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations having lately received a Letter from Arthur Dobbs Esqre Governor of North Carolina dated the 31 of October last in which he represents the inconveniences arising from the want of a proper Officer of the Customs being established at Ocacock Inlet upon the Coast of that Province I am directed by their Lordships to send you the inclosed extract of so much of Mr. Dobbs' letter as relates to this matter, and to desire you will lay it before the Lords Commissioners of His Majesty's Treasury.

I am, Sir, &c.,