1759, December 7, Fort Loudoun Letter 3

Sir

This will be delivered by the Carpenter who setts out this morning with a firm Resolution of accomodating matters with your Excellency, he Expects that the Transgrefsors will be Demmanded and has just told me that his Voice will be for Delivering them. He may at first plead for them as he Affects popularity; but I am Confident he will fall in to all your Excellency’s measures. he goes without speaking to, or Reccuring any mefsage from Old hop. And Says that he only wants for Orders from Your Excy. to take upon thim the Execution of the Old Fellows office. This at present is the Grand ___ourt he has in view. We hear nothing worth Communicating many Idle Stories flying about amongst the Indians Suggested by their fears I am with the Greatest Respect

Sir

Your Excellency’s
most obedient & most
humblefer

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John Stuart

Fort Loudoun 7th
Decem 1759

To His Excelly Governor Lyttleton


Topics:
History, Letters,

Collection:
Lyttelton, William Combe Baron Thomas Lyttelton. Letters of the Late Lord Lyttelton. Philadelphia: Moses Thomas. 1812.

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