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Letter from Henry Laurens to Richard Caswell
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
October 16, 1778
Volume 13, Page 241

PRESIDENT HENRY LAURENS TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

16th Oct. 1778.

Sir:

I beg leave to refer you to the above which has been lying for the present conveyance. I have now the honor of enclosing an Act of this date for preventing the spreading of seditious papers in these States by the Enemy under the Mask of a Flag of Truce—or otherwise, and for punishing persons detected in attempt to disperse such papers.

I have the honor to be with very great esteem and respect Sir, your Excellys Ob. & Mo. humb. Servt,
HENRY LAURENS, Presdt Congress.