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Joseph Hewes of North Carolina signed the Declaration of Independence. This is a bill for 9 hogsheads of tobacco made out to Samuel Johnston. Hewes was a North Carolina politician.
Samuel Johnston Esq. Edenton 21 Sept 1767. Bought of Joseph Hewes. 9 hhds Tobacco Virg. N.1. 1252. 114; 2. 1072.128; 3. 1096.128; 4. 1148.152; 5. 1269.106; 6. 1080.122; 7. 1226.135; 8. 973.90; 9. 1088.100; [total] 10204.1078; 1070; 9126….25/ 114.1.6 lbs. [signed] Joseph Hewes
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Joseph Hewes, Samuel Johnston, North Carolina, tobacco, bill, politician, Edenton, 1767
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The original from which this digital representation is taken is housed in The Littlejohn Collection at Wofford College, located in the Sandor Teszler Library.
Hewes, Joseph, "Bill made out to Samuel Johnston, signed by Joseph Hewes" (1767). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 69.