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Letter from Alexander McCulloch to Arthur Dobbs
McCulloch, Alexander, d. 1798
December 19, 1754
Volume 22, Pages 334-335

Orange County.

May it Please your Excellenly,

I had the honour of a Collo. Commission for Orange County, but as it lies at a grait Distance, and very inconvenient for me to Act, beg leave to resign; the properest person to Act in that Commission who lives in the County is one John Gray who is Sheriff of sd. County;

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there is one Dixon who now is Lieutenant Collo. who is not very proper I think to bear the Commission, but your Excellency is the best Judge.

I am, may it please your Excell’n,
Your Excellencys Most obed. Hble Servt.,

New Bern, 19 December, 1754.