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Memorandum from Richard Caswell to the Treasury Board concerning financing for the war
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
May 26, 1779
Volume 14, Page 101

GOV. CASWELL TO THE HONBLE. COMMISSIONERS OF THE TREASURY BOARD, OR THE CONTINENTAL TREASURERS, PHILADELPHIA.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

State of North Carolina, 26th May, 1779.

Be pleased to Pay unto the Honorable Whitmell Hill, Thomas Burke, Joseph Hewes, Wm. Sharpe, John Penn and Cornelius Harnett, Esquires, Delegates for this State in Congress, or to any of them, or their order, two millions and five hundred thousand Dollars, in order to carry on our Military operations to the Southward, and for other exigencies of this State, and charge the same to the account of this State.

R. CASWELL,
Gov. of No. Carolina.