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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from William Littlejohn to Samuel Johnston
Littlejohn, William
October 20, 1789
Volume 21, Page 567

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 20th October, 1789.


The proposals which I made your Excellency on the 29th of May last, for purchasing some of the Tobacco in this State, the Contract being complied with on my part, your Excellency will please to deliver John Skinner, Esqr., of Perquimans county, an order on your Commissioner at Fayetteville, for the delivery of the Tobacco to the Amount of the Credit, which I have obtained on the Treasury Books of the United States, (to-wit), for 3,400 Dollars, which according to Contract will amount to 113,333 lb. Weight of Tobacco of the first Quality. The order for the same being delivered to Mr. Skinner as above for the Tobacco, will be agreeable, as if the same was delivered to.

Your most Obedt., &c.,