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Letter from William Blount to George Ogg
Blount, William, 1749-1800
January 30, 1786
Volume 18, Page 512

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Augusta, January 30th, 1786.

Mr. George Ogg, Sir:

Herewith, I commit to your care Bonds & Accounts for thirteen hundred and thirty-three pounds, three shillings and ten pence of Sterling Money of the Kingdom of Great Britain due & owing from Bryan Ward, one third of which is payable in deerskins and furs on the first day of April next, and when paid I request you to have them Shipped in good Order to Philadelphia to the address of Stewart and Barr for, and on the account and risque of the State of North Carolina, Subject to my Order as her agent. The other two thirds will be due on the first day of April in the year 1787, which you will please also to receive in Skins, Furs or Tobacco at Augusta, that has been there inspected, and hold them in hand subject to further Order. I beg you to write to Mr. Ward and inform him that I have the utmost dependence on his punctuality.

I am Yours, &c., &c.,
Agent for the State of North Carolina.