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Letter from Robert Murden to Arthur Dobbs
Murden, Robert
October 07, 1755
Volume 22, Page 354

Pasquotank, 7 Octobert 1755.

Sir: I herein have enclosed the List of the whole Regiment under My Command as Near to your Excellency’s orders as I could, and have since My arrival from the West Indies taken as Great Cear and Diligence to have them well Disciplined and to see that they be in Good order as I well could; and ever shall be Careful to Do the same while I continue in that Station, &c.

Sir: Also Received yours of ye 22d of November which I Shall as Nearly Comply with as I Can, but have had no opportunity yet by Reason of My Going out of the Country did not Qualify to the Commission of the Peace, while Since my arrival, but now Shall set about to put Matters in as Good form as Lies in My power and Shall Ever be Ready to obey your Excellency’s Commands with the Greater Cear and Industry, My Weak Capacity will afford, so Conclud, Sir,

Your Humble and Obedant Servant,
To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq.

Endorsement: To His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esq.

Robert Murden’s Letter to the Governor.