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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Lyman Hall to Alexander Martin
Hall, Lyman, 1724-1790
August 25, 1783
Volume 16, Page 877

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Savannah in Georgia, 25th August, 1783.


I have the honor to enclose to your Excellency a copy of the resolution of the Assembly of this State, and also a Copy of the names of such persons as are referred to in the resolution:—the general design of which is sufficiently explained, therein and have only to oberve to your Excellency that I am convinced the motive in this State, to this proceeding arises from a disposition to cultivate harmony of sentiment and uniformity of practice, on the principles of the federal union, that the safety and honor of the whole may be inviolably preserved.

I flatter myself it will meet your Excellency’s approbation and that as soon as convenient, I shall be honored with a return of the names of such persons as are proscribed by the Laws of your State, and the measures adopted to render such inevasive and effectual.

I have the honor to be,