From Samuel Johnston1
Edenton [North Carolina] October 25, 1789. States that “The General Assembly of the State of North Carolina has directed” that $18,136 and 30/90 “be paid on Account of their proportion, of Interest, on the Foreign Debt due from the United States.…”
Walter Clark, ed., The State Records of North Carolina (Goldsboro, North Carolina, 1903), XXI, 568; LC, Governor’s Letter Book, North Carolina State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh.
1. Johnston was governor of North Carolina.