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Letter from Charles Bondfield to Richard Caswell
Bondfield, Charles
July 31, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 550-551

CHAS. BONFIELD TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Edenton, 31st July, 1777.

Sir:—

The Bearer hereof, Mr. Quintin Millen not being here at the meeting of the last Court held for this County, he has since been cited and brought before me. I being well acquainted with Mr. Millen, and fully convinced of his intentions not to act in any manner contrary to the laws of this country, I took no bail for his appearance at the next Court. He intends leaving the country, and waits on your Excellency for a certificate for that purpose. Should his not having given bail be any hinderance to his obtaining one, he can at any time give bail. The 16th June last I wrote your Excellency, informing you of my intention not to qualify to

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the Commissioner of Oyer & Terminer for this District. Fearing that might have miscarried, and having this safe opportunity by Mr. Millen, I thought it my duty again to inform your Excellency that I can not be prevailed upon to qualify to the Commissioner of Oyer & Terminer. I hope by my giving such early information of my intention, some capable person may be prevailed upon to accept the Commission.

I am Your Excellency's most obed't. Serv't.,
CHAS. BONFIELD.
His Excellency Richard Caswell.