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Letter from John Jay to Richard Caswell
Jay, John, 1745-1829
January 23, 1779
Volume 14, Page 16

PRESIDENT JOHN JAY TO GOVERNOR CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Philadelphia, January 23rd, 1779.

Sir:

The invasion of Georgia, and the consequences, to be apprehended from its being successful, induce Congress to desire that the most vigorous efforts may be made to oppose and expel the Enemy. For this purpose they have come to the resolution of which the enclosed is a copy, and they flatter themselves that North Carolina will on this, as on former occasions, be nobly distinguished by partriotic exertions in the great cause of liberty and posterity.

I have the honor to be, Sir, with great respect and regard,
Your Excelly's mo. ob. Serv't.,
JOHN JAY,
President.