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Letter of recommendation from William Hooper, Joseph Hewes, and John Penn to Richard Bennehan concerning Alexander MacWhorter and Elihu Spencer
Hooper, William, 1742-1790; Hewes, Joseph, 1730-1779; Penn, John, 1740 or 1-1788
January 04, 1776
Volume 07, Pages 149-150

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter to Mr Richard Bennehan

Philadelphia, January 4th 1766

Dear Sir

We beg leave to ask your Civilities in favor of the Revd Mr Elihu Spencer & the Revd Mr Alexr McWherter who travel thro No Carolina.

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We have Such a regard for them as Clergymen—Gentlemen & Patriots that we wish to interest you and all our friends in making their Tour agreeable to them.

We are your Friends & Sert

Additional Notes for Electronic Version: The date of 1766 given on this letter is incorrect. Hooper, Hewes, and Penn were in Philadelphia to attend the Continental Congress in 1776.