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Letter from John Hancock to Governor Greene | State Archives Catalog

John Hancock letter, December 16, 1782
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Letter from John Hancock to Governor Greene
Date:
1782 December 16
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Boston December 16th 1782

Sir

          I have the Honor of inclosing your Excellency a Resolution of the General Court passed at their last Sessions for the prevention of Provisions going out of this State for the purpose of supplying the Enemy.  And it is the Wish of the Legislature of this Commonwealth that similar measures may be adopted by the State over which you preside for the like purposes

                                     

                                        I am

                                                  With Sentiments of Esteem

                                                  Your Excellency’s

                                                            Most Obed. Hble. Serv.

                                                            John Hancock

His Excellency William Greene Esq.

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