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Letter from Richard Caswell to John Rutledge
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
October 25, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 663-664

GOV. CASWELL TO PRESIDENT RUTLEDGE, OF S. C.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Newbern, 25th October 1777.

Dear Sir:—

I received the enclosed intelligence by express, yesterday, and altho 'tis not the most favorable, 'tis such as we have; and which I forward to you, suggesting to myself, you wish to know what is

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doing in the Army, and that you may not have so early accounts, from any other quarter,

I have the honor to be &c.
R. CASWELL.
Excellency Jno. Rutledge Esq. P. So. Carolina.