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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Josiah Martin to inhabitants of Wilmington
Martin, Josiah, 1737-1786
February 27, 1776
Volume 10, Page 477

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Correspondence between the Inhabitants of Wilmington and the British Authorities.
No. 1.

To the Magistrates and Inhabitants of the Town of Wilmington:

It is expected, and hereby required that the Inhabitants of the Town of Wilmington do furnish for his Majesty's Service, One Thousand barrels of good flour, on or before Saturday next, being the second day of March, which will be paid for at the market price.


Cruizer Sloop of War off Wilmington, Feby 27th, 1776.