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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Instructions to Charles Floyd concerning delivery of letters and horses
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
February 17, 1782
Volume 16, Page 526


Halifax, February 17th, 1782.


You will this day take Charge Sundry Packets of Letters and Deliver them to whom directed, viz: One to Col. Robert Burton, Nut Bush, Granville County, one to Major Absolum Tatum, Hillsborough, and one to Col. William Richardson Davie, Salisbury. My Letters given you on your return for his Excellency you will take the greatest care of and Deliver them as directed.

You will have his Excellency’s Bay and two horses in Charge which you will leave at Hillsborough.

I am, &c.,