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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from James Conner to [Samuel Swann?]
Conner, James
October 30, 1759
Volume 22, Page 736

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Roanoke, October 30th, 1759.


I have been in a decaying condition since last Christmas, and still continue. It is supposed to be consumption. I am reduced so low that I am not capable of riding any distance, or should be glad to await on you at Wilmington, as I had a curiosity to have seen that part of this province, as I never been that way. For the above reasons, I beg you and the rest of the worthy members of the House will please to excuse my not giving my attendance this time, and you will much oblige your humble servant to command,