From Nathan Keais
Port Washingon [North Carolina] May 28, 1792. “I here inclose … Copys of Several bonds taken in consequence of the Contract … for staking the shoals and Channels within Ocracock Barr and Old topsail inlet. This I have done with all possible dispatch as the Stakes in and about Ocracock are principally down.…”
ALS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.