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Letter from Richard Caswell to Samuel Cornell and John London
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
December 20, 1777
Volume 11, Page 698

GOV. CASWELL TO SAML. CORNELL & JOHN LONDON ESQRS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

New Bern, 20th Dec. 1777.

Gentlemen,

You are permitted to return to the State of New York in the Brigantine Edwards with Mr. Cornell and family, Mrs. Edwards and her Daughters. Mr. Cornell has leave to take with him the servants and articles mentioned in his Inventory of the 18th Instant. Mr. London is permitted to take with him his two servants.

The Brigantine Edwards is to break ground in ten days from yesterday, and proceed to sea, so soon as the winds will permit, an officer will be directed to attend to see that no other articles (see Stores excepted) are put on Board, the said Brigantine.

I am Gentn your mo. ob. servt.
R. CASWELL.