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Letter from Richard Caswell to Sieur Ignatius Romain Chevalier d'Avistay de Chateaufort
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
August 04, 1785
Volume 17, Page 500

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GOV. CASWELL TO THE CHEVALIER DE CHATEAUFORT.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

North Carolina, Kinston,
4th Augt., 1785.

Sir:

I had the honor of receiving your Letter of the 24th June last with a Copy of the Act of Congress recognizing your appointment as Consul from his Most Christian Majesty for the States of North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia and have the pleasure to enclose herewith the Exequatur, a Copy of which will be published in the North Carolina Gazette.

I have received from Congress Notice of the Birth of a Prince of France named Duke of Normandy, on whose birth and addition to the Family of our Royal Benefactor and Friend, give me leave to Congratulate you and acquaint you that I have made the Citizens of this State acquainted therewith by a Proclamation under the Seal of the State.

I am with great respect and Consideration Sir,
your most obedt. humble Servant,
R. CASWELL.