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Letter from Richard Caswell to Fielding Lewis
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
February 07, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 33-34

GOV. CASWELL TO FIELDING LEWIS ESQ.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

North Carolina 7th Febry 1778.

Sir,

I am honored with your letter of the 29th January with its enclosure. The Resolutions of Congress, a Copy of which you favored me with was laid before the General Assembly of this

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State at their Session in December last, who resolved that it was then unnecessary and improper to appoint Commissioners agreeable to the recommendation of Congress. However I shall lay your letter with the proceedings of the Commissioners before the Council of State and if they think proper to recommend the appointment of Commissioners for this State, I have no doubt they will attend at the time to which you have adjourned; if none attend you may take it for granted that there has not been any appointed.

I have the honor to be with great respect Sir,
your most obedient servant,
R. CASWELL.