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Letter from William Williams to Richard Caswell
Williams, William
April 02, 1778
Volume 13, Page 393

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COL. WM. WILLIAMS ENCLOSING RESIGNATION TO HIS EXCELLENCY RICHARD CASWELL ESQR. GOV. &C.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
A Letter from Col Wm. Williams & resignation, to His Excellency
Richard Caswell Esqr. Gov. &c.

New Bern April 2nd 1778.

May it please your Excellency.

Sir:

I am at present first Colo. of the County of Martin, but owing to my infirmities, I am not able to act so as to render any Service in that way. I therefore desire to resign my Commission & do by this my Letter Resign, & hope your Excellency will make out Commissions to the following persons (to wit): Mr. Whitmell Hill, first Colo.; Mr. Thomas Wiggins, Second Colo.; Mr. Kenneth McKenzie, first Major; Mr. John Hardison, Second Major.

I am yr. Excellency's most Obed hum Servt.
WM WILLIAMS.