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William Moultrie wrote to the South Carolina Delegate, addressed to New York. This is presumably to John Kean. He wrote about acts and ordinances passed on March 22 and will forward information about them to the South Carolina Delegates soon. Topics included: Georgians settle a dispute, the Legislature passed General Pickney, General Pickens, and Major Butler to be commissioned to meet with anyone from Georgia. The boundary between South Carolina and North Carolina is settled. The Governor is authorized to appoint agents to transact the business at Federal Court. They discussed securing the credit of Bills and Exchange, an ordinance respecting silver and copper coin, an act to confer certain rights and privileges to aliens, and an act to appoint commissioners to purchase lands for the purpose of building a town, and for removing the seat of government. Envelope included.


William Moultrie (1730-1805)


John Kean (1755-1795), Delegates of South Carolina

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Liberty Hall Collection, 1711-1847 (bulk 1790-1830)

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Bay 1, Column 1, LHC Series 2


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William Moultrie to John Kean, March 29, 1786


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