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Letter from Richard Caswell to John Ashe
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 17, 1778
Volume 13, Page 92

GOV. CASWELL TO JOHN ASHE.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
Gov. Caswell to John Ashe, Jun Esq. Naval officer of Port Brunswick, and in his absence John Dunbibin Esq.

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 your power to carry the same into execution.

I am Sir,
Your mo. ob. Servt,
R. CASWELL.