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Letter from James Wilkinson to Richard Caswell
Wilkinson, James, 1757-1825
August 20, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 197-198

GEN. JAMES WILKINSON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Philadelphia, August 20th, 1779.

Sir:

I have the honor to transmit you the Copy of a Letter which I have received from the Board of War, with the ordinances of Congress for the Regulation of the Clothing Department, and, as the language of the Honble. Board is amply expressive of the public necessity for your assistance, I shall waive every other sentiment on the occasion but my warmest prayers for the success of our attempts to Clothe an Army which most deservedly merits every possible comfort. I hope to be honored with an answer to

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the material points contained in the enclosed letter from the Board of War,

And have the honor to be
Your Excellency's Mo. ob. Serv't,
JAMES WILKINSON.
Gov. Caswell.