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Letter from Alexander Martin to the North Carolina General Assembly
Martin, Alexander, 1740-1807
April 22, 1784
Volume 17, Page 43

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You have herewith a letter from one of our Delegates in Congress covering Sundry papers presented to the Ministers of the United States at Paris to wit, one without a signature, stating the title which the heir of the late Earl Granville sets up to a certain territory in this State. A Letter from Henry Eustace McCulloch, Esquire, to our Delegates in Congress, soliciting a restoration of his property, &c.: the Letter referred to therein hath not come forward.

Also the Memorial of Doctor David Bary and Anne his wife, formerly Anne Helier of Wilmington, setting forth their claims to certain Lands, &c.

A Letter accompanies this from His Excellency Benjamin Franklin, Esquire, Minister Plenepotentiary from the United States at the Court of Versailles recommending a restitution of property to Mr. Bridgen a Merchant of London. Also a Letter from Major General Greene on behalf of Ralph McNair late of this State, together with a Letter from said McNair respecting himself, &c.

I also lay before you another Letter from one of our Delegates late received: I submit to your prudence the propriety of suffering copies to be taken of the Extracts of Letters referred to therein.


22 April, 1784.