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Letter from William Williams to Richard Caswell
Williams, William
March 18, 1779
Volume 14, Pages 285-286

WILLIAM WILLIAMS, BRIGADE MAJOR, (HOGUN'S,) TO GOVERNOR CASWELL.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

His Excellency Governor Caswell, New Bern, No. Carolina, by favour of Capt. Coleman:


Philadelphia, Barrack, March 18th, 1779.

Sir:

I Beg leave to trouble Your Excellency with the Perusal of these few lines and beg of your Excellency to ask the Honourable Congress of Your State, Whether I am to be kept in the State or to be transferred over to the state of Penns. Of Choice I would

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rather go to my native State and that your Excellency would send me the Determination of Congress By the first opportunity. Please to give my Best Respects to Col. Caswell.

I am your Excellency's
Most Obedient Hum. Servt.,
WILLIAM WILLIAMS, M. B.

N. B. Inclosed is an Acct. against the State for a horse that I lost in the service. If Your Excellency can procure me the Money, please to Remit it by the first opportunity.