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Letter from Dugald Campbell to Richard Caswell
Campbell, Dugald
August 04, 1777
Volume 11, Page 746

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DUGALD CAMPBELL TO HIS EXCELLENCY RICH'D CASWELL ESQR. NEWINGTON.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]


New Bern August 4th 1777

Please your Excellency

This is to acquaint you that my Mother Came from Cross Creek in Expectation of seeing your Excellency here Concerning her husband being in Gaol there, on Account of Curseing one of the Magistrates when he was in Liquor and keepes him still in Confinement and refuses Security for him—Now she and I request the favour of Your Excellency to Write to some particular person at Cross Creek that will release him from his Confinement or shew him Justice. Your Compliance in so doing will for Ever Oblidge Your most Obed hum. Servt.

DUG. CAMPBELL

P. S.

In Case Your Excellency thinks fit to Write to Any person there my step father's Name is William Gillespie.