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Letter from Josiah Martin to William Legge, Earl of Dartmouth
Martin, Josiah, 1737-1786
November 05, 1773
Volume 09, Page 695

[B. P. R. O. Am. & W. Ind.: No. Carolina. Vol. 221.]
Letter from Governor Martin to Earl Dartmouth.

No. Carolina New Bern, November 5th 1773.

My Lord,

I have the honor to transmit to your Lordship herewith, a copy of the Draft of the Line of Boundary between this Province, and that of South Carolina, as it was traced last year by Commissioners of the two Colonies, appointed by virtue of His Majesty's Royal Instructions, properly authenticated under the seal of the Province.

Mr Marmaduke Jones who has been more than a year absent in England, has lately by letter to me signified his resignation of his seat in the Council of this Province by which and Sir Nathaniel Dukenfields vacancy, there is room at the Board for Mr Thomas McGwire, His Majesty's Attorney General, and Mr Willie Jones, two of the gentle-men I had the honor, some time ago, to recommend to your Lordship, with Mr Waddell, who is since dead; and I shall be happy that your Lordship is pleased to fill these vacancies, with two so respectable and promising characters.

I have the honor to be &c