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Letter from Jeremiah Powell to Richard Caswell
Powell, Jeremiah, 1714-1789
October 22, 1778
Volume 13, Page 248

JER POWELL TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Council Chamber Boston Oct. 22nd 1778.

Sir:

I have enclosed you a copy of an Act of the General Assembly of this State to prevent the return of certain persons therein named who left this and the neighboring States, and joined the enemys thereof and to request the favor of your transmitting to the General Assembly of this State a list of the names of all persons who have left your State and joined our common Enemy, in order that such persons may be prevented from residing within this State.

I have the honor to be with the greatest Esteem, Sir, Your mo. ob. humb. serv't.
JER. POWELL,
President.