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Letter from Richard Caswell to the Managers of the United States Lottery
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
May 01, 1778
Volume 13, Page 110

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GOV. CASWELL TO MANAGER UNITED STATES LOTTERY.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

North Carolina 1st May 1778.

Gentlemen:

In pursuance of a Resolve of the Honorable the Treasury Board of the 8th January last, I send you a Certificate acknowledging receipt of 312 Lottery Tickets from Messrs. Hewes and Smith and also another Certificate for 124, which remained of 900 sent me to dispose, (by George Webb Esq. of Virginia,) I had delivered 180 Tickets part of the above 900, No. 37,531 to 37,710 to a Gentleman to be disposed of. I wrote to him to send me such as were unsold, but have not received his answer. If any of them remain unsold, they shall be sent to the Treasury Board. The Tickets for which I transmit you the Certificates are sent to the Board by the person who carries them.

I am Gentlemen,
Your most ob. Servt,
R. CASWELL.
Gov. No. Ca.