powered by google
Documenting the American South Logo
Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Advanced Search Options
Letter from Richard Caswell to Michael Payne
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 17, 1778
Volume 13, Page 92

GOV. CASWELL TO MICHAEL PAYNE ESQ. NAVAL OFFICER PORT ROANOKE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Newbern 17th April 1778.

Sir:

Enclosed herewith you will receive a proclamation, prohibiting the exportation of Provisions, and I do in behalf of the State require in the most earnest manner that you pay proper attention thereto by using every means in my power to carry the same into execution.

I am Sir,
Your most obedient Servant,
R. CASWELL.