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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from the North Carolina Council of Safety to Thomas Burke
North Carolina. Council of Safety
July 23, 1776
Volume 11, Page 327

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Halifax 23rd day of July 1776


Your favour of the 16th of this Instant we receive for which you have our thanks the sending the Gun powder to Brigadier Genl. Rutherford from the necessity of the case was prudent and Justifiable the bearer Capt. Crawley will deliver to Brigadier Person or his order Six hundred weight of that Article for the district of Hillsborough which it is expected will fully Answer for the present.

we are Sir, your very
hble Servts.
By order of the Council of Safety
C. H. P.
Hon Thos. Burke Esqr.

N. B. Inclosed is a Resolve respecting Micklejohn please deliver the same to the Commanding Officeer.