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Letter from Hugh Williamson to Richard Caswell
Williamson, Hugh, 1735-1819
March 28, 1785
Volume 17, Pages 434-435

HON. HU. WILLIAMSON TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Gov. Caswell's Letter Book.]

New York, 28th March, 1785.

Sir:

The enclosed for the Gov. of No. Carolina is forwarded to you, the Delegate from the State thinking it probable that the delays to which it will be subjected in reaching the hand of Gov. Martin may prove fatal to the design. The Delegates are not informed of the time on which the administration comes into your hands, but they presume that you will think fit to open the enclosed when it comes

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to hand, and that you will detain it till you can act upon it or forward it with dispatch to Gov. Martin as the exigence of the case may seem to require.

I have the honor to be with the utmost consideration Sir, your mo. ob. humb. servt.,
HU. WILLIAMSON.