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Letter from Richard Caswell to Robert Fenner
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 14, 1785
Volume 17, Pages 468-469

GOV. CASWELL TO MAJ. ROBERT FENNER.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

New Bern, 14th June, 1785.

Sir:

I take the liberty of recommending to you as Agent of the Continental line of this State, to transmit to the principal towns in the several Districts of this State, the Certificates belonging to the Officers and Soldiers of the said line who reside, or whose representatives reside, in the respective Districts and appoint some person to deliver them out at each respective place, whose business it shall be to give proper notice of the time and place of his attendance.

This I conceive to be the readiest way for the persons entitled to receive their Certificates and as the expences incident to this Business

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will be a general charge against the United States, I flatter myself you will have no objection to the measures recommended.

I am Sir,
Your Most obedt. Servt.,
R. CASWELL.