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Warrant to Samuel Caswell concerning public stores
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 16, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 91-92

GOV. CASWELL TO LIEUT. SAML. CASWELL COMMANDING THE GUARD AT KINGSTON.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Sir:

You are hereby required to deliver from the public stores in your charge to Col. Long Deputy Quarter Master General or his order or to the wagoners he may send for the purpose of receiving the same, so much lead as the wagons sent, will be able to carry, and take two receipts of the same Tenor and date for the same. If you can not weigh the lead, observe to describe the Blocks, pigs or Bars, in such a manner as to ascertain as near as may be the quantity, and let Col. Long know that it is not weighed,

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recommending at the same time to him to have it weighed and take an account of the same before he sends it forward from Halifax.

This shall be your warrant Given at New Bern the 16th April 1778.

R. CASWELL.