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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Edmund Fanning to Richard Bennehan
Fanning, Edmund, 1739-1818
July 13, 1767
Volume 07, Pages 506-507

[From MS. Records in Office of the Secretary of State.]

Hillsborough July 13th 1767.

Mr Richard Bennehan,


I wrote to you by Mr Thom in May last and, desired a Chair to be made for me against Capt Thackston should go in again, if it is

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now finished he will receive it of you for me, and I will pay you for it next March Superior Court at Halifax. If it should not be in readiness now, I would not choose to take it, as it will not again be in my power to get it till after the warm Season is over.

If you would send me some good double Gold lace for a Hat, and some Narrow double Gold Do for a Jacket plain Narrow and good, and also best Duroy for a suit of Clothes and Trimmings it would Oblige me much, and I would pay you for them on sight with pleasure.

I have received no Orders in your Business since I saw you at Halifax.

I am Sir, yours &c