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Letter from Richard Caswell to Henry Laurens
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
May 06, 1778
Volume 13, Page 123

GOV. CASWELL TO HON. HENRY LAURENS ESQ. PREST. CONGRESS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

No. Carolina New Bern 6th May 1778.

Sir:

The Bearer Monsieur de Cambray arrived in this State about two months past, since which he has been employed in constructing a Fort at Cape Lookout Bay. He has letters I am told to Congress and wishes that Honorable Body to be informed of his stay here, and that his only inducement was to serve the United States in the business which has detained him as he refused to receive any satisfaction for his important services from this State.

I take the liberty in consequence of the enclosed Resolve to commend Monsieur de Cambray to the notice and protection of the Honorable Congress, and am with greatest regard and esteem Sir,

Your mo. Ob. Servt.
R. CASWELL.