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Letter from the Wilmington District Committee of Safety to Samuel Johnston
Wilmington District (N.C.). Committee of Safety
June 29, 1775
Volume 11, Page 255

(Ashe, Harnett and Howe to Samuel Johnston.)

Wilmington 29th June 1775

For the third time, Dear Sir, we take the Liberty to address you, & to solicit that you would oblige us, & serve your country so far, as to call a provincial Congress; the Circumstances of the times, the expectations of the people in this Country, as well as the intimations we have received from Mr. Hooper require it, and these are inducements which we doubt not your patriotic Disposition will think sufficient. We therefore rely that you will immediately order a Convention, & that you will oblige us with the earliest Information as to the place and time; Let us now, Dear Johnston, reproach you for not obliging us with a line in answer to our former letters, & then with that regard that we truely bear you Subcribe ourselves

Dear Sir,
Your most obedt. hb. Servts

P. S.

It is by desire of the Committee for the District of Wilmington that we write this letter.

To Samuel Johnston Esqr.