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Letter from Samuel Jarvis to Richard Caswell
Jarvis, Samuel
June 22, 1779
Volume 14, Page 316

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COL. SAM JARVIS TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]


New Bern, 22nd June, 1779.

Sir:

Should have waited on your Excellency with the Inclosed, had not the apprehension of taking the SmallPox prevented. The petition contains (matter of Fact) truth, and should your Excellency think proper to Grant the people's request, a line upon the occasion directed to him who has the Honour to be your Excellency's

Obed't Serv't (will give Satisfaction.)
SAM. JARVIS.

Your Excellency will please Excuse Bad writing, as I am much alarmed at the disorder in town.