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Letter from the United States Board of War to Richard Caswell
United States. Continental Congress. Board of War and Ordnance
July 22, 1777
Volume 11, Page 530

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RICHARD PETERS TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


War Office, July 22d, 1777.

Sir:—

I am directed by the Board of War to inform you that Congress have taken into Continental Pay as Part of the Quota of Troops to be raised by the State of North Carolina, the Artillery Company of that State. You will be pleased to inform the officers commanding the Company of his being received into Continental service, and that Congress direct him forthwith to proceed and join Gen. Washington.

I have the honor to be your very obed. Serv't.,
RICHARD PETERS, Sec'y.

P. S. I have had the honor of receiving no list of officers appointed in No. Carolina in the Continental Reg'ts with their ranks and dates of Commissions, as desired in a former letter.