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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from the Commissioners of Customs in America to Robert Palmer
Great Britain. Commissioners of Customs in America
August 20, 1772
Volume 09, Page 323

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

Mr Palmer

Having issued our Deputation to Mr Wm Palmer to be Collector of your Port in the Room of Mr Robert Palmer who has resigned, you will herewith receive the same together with Instructions & a Blank Bond in the Penalty of One Thousand Pounds Sterling to be executed by him with two sufficient securities to be approved of by the Governor of your Province, and you are to admit him to the said office upon his entering into the said Bond & taking the oaths prescribed by Law before the Governor, a Certificate of which you are to transmit to us together with the Bond duly executed.

We are
Your loving Friends

Custom Ho Boston 20th August 1772.
Robert Palmer Esqr Collector of Bath Town.