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Letter from James Emmet to Richard Caswell
Emmet, James
March 13, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 574-575

JAMES EMMETT TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Fayetteville, 13th March, 1786.

Sir:

By the opportunity of Captain Lightfoot I use the freedom to request from your Excellency the loan of a few pieces of Artillery. It is in our power to raise in this place a Militia Company of Artillery who may be properly trained and hereafter serviceable to our

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Country. I am informed of some pieces being at Salisbury, that are now entirely neglected. If your Excellency will be pleased to give us an Order for them you may be assured that the greatest care will be taken of them and kept Clean.

I have the Honor to be with all difference Sir,
Your Excellency's most obt. Servant,
JAMES EMMETT.