F251 .N89 2002/v3; Arkansas Studies Institute, Little Rock, Arkansas
Letter from John Cobb to the Council of North Carolina.
(Original in Court House at Edenton, N.C.)
From Mr Henry Norman
March ye 7th 1700/1701
May it please your Honors.
Gentlemen this Serves to returne you my humble Thanks for all your favors & Justis you have done to the Concerns left by Mr. Charles Wright (deceased) especially as to the Goods in Mr Henry Normans Possession, I am but newly come of the Sea from England & my Cargo is gone for Maryland as I am obliged to hasten after it, soe I begg your Excuse for nott waiteing on you, as for the Debts Mr Wright has contracted according to this agreement and your Honrs Order shall be Justly complyed with by Mr Boysse whome may be expected in these parts within this three weeks or Month hwith Submission I crave leave & remaine Gentl Yor Honrs
Humble & obliged Servt for John Sheffield & Self
If Mr Boyse is otherwise then well I will (God Willing) Send na other attorney in ye above time, et supra J.C.
To the Honrble Coll William Wilkison, Majr Samll Swann and the rest of ye Councill of North Carolina.