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Letter from Patrick Henry to Richard Caswell [Extract]
Henry, Patrick, 1736-1799
March 03, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 405-406

[From Executive Letter Book.]
Extract of a letter from His Excellency Governor Henry to Governor Caswell, dated Williamsburg, 3rd March 1777.

Commissioners are appointed by the Executive of Virginia to treat with the Cherokee Indians, for the final ratification of the peace made with some of their chiefs by Col. Christian last fall. I am not able as yet to inform you of the time and place of the

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treaty, but beg leave to refer to the Commissioners, who are instructed to give you intimation of both, in order that Commissioners from your State may cooperate, if it is thought proper.