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Letter from Thomas Burke to Richard Caswell
Burke, Thomas, ca. 1747-1783
June 18, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 501-502

DR. THOS. BURKE TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Philadelphia, June 18th, 1777.

Dr. Sir:—

Having just heard of an opportunity, I enclose you the Resolution of Congress relative to Col. Sheppard's Battalion. I have written a letter which I have left at my lodgings, and have not now an opportunity of getting it, but I think it right to take advantage of the present conveyance for communicating to you the

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Resolution. You may expect the other by post, meantime, having not one instant more time.

I am with respect
Your obed. serv't.,
THOS. BURKE.
Gov'r. Caswell.