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Letter from John Jay to Richard Caswell
Jay, John, 1745-1829
July 13, 1779
Volume 14, Page 153

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

Philadelphia, 13th July, 1779.

Sir:

I have the honor of transmitting to your Excellency, herewith enclosed, a Copy of an act of Congress of the 12th Inst. expressing their sense of the proposal to march the North Carolina Troops from the main Army to the Southern States.

I have the honor to be, with great respect & esteem,
Your Excellency's mo. ob. Serv't,
JOHN JAY, President.