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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from John Simpson
Simpson, John, 1728-1788
Volume 10, Page 788

I thought it had been done Long Since, but if it is really the Case & He cannot sail before the Council shoud meet by appointt I think it would be best to Write to Mr Thos Jones by Post & you Come This Way. I Will Go with you to Hallifax to see the business done. Mr Stanley was speaking to Me about a Commission of Letter of Marque for a Vessel of his. I Thought I had one, but find it is only Instructions to the Commanders of Ships of Warr.

I have Just Got home much fatigued, & I don't find I Can Inform you anything New. Conclude with Great regard.

Your Hum. Servt,