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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Thomas Hart to the North Carolina Council of Safety
Hart, Thomas, d. 1808
September 03, 1776
Volume 10, Page 792

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Thomas Harte to the North Carolina Council of Safety.

Hartford, Septr 3d, 1776.

Honble Gentn,

The Bearer John Rice waits on you with an Acct against the Publick for flour purchased and Sent to Cross Creek, it was Sometime pass'd laid before your Board, but not allow'd (as I am told by Colo Sutherland) for want of Colo Kennon's Rect, his Rect I have now procured as will appear to you, and hope the Acct will appear so reasonable to you, as to Justify you in giving me a Certificate on the Treasurer for the Amount thereof; he also brings a Rect from the Commanding Officer for the District of Edenton, in favour of Mr Mallett, for Victualing the Militia of that District, and from him assign'd to me, for the Amount of £313 10s. 8d which I shall also be glad to Obtain a Certificate for on the Treasurer.

I am Gentn Your Most Obedt Servt