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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from James Moir to Philip Bearcroft [Extract]
Moir, James, d. 1767
April 13, 1761
Volume 06, Page 552

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[From North Carolina Letter Book. S. P. G.]
Mr. Moir to the Secretary (Extt)

Edgcombe. Apr 13, 1761

Revd Sir

The misunderstanding between the Governor & leading men of this province still subsisting, we are as unhappy as ever, The general assembly is now Sitting & it is hoped something will be done for the more, effectual administration of Justice, the officers on the Civil list in Edgcombe County show so little regard to common honesty, that I shall embrace the offers made me by some of the neighbouring vestries, which have applied to me for several years past—