Letter from Richard Caswell to Charles Johnson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
Volume 18, Pages 593-594
GOV. CASWELL TO HON. CHAS. JOHNSTON, ESQR.
[From Executive Letter Book.]
Kingston, April 9th, 1786.
Since I had the pleasure of writing you last on the subject of the Delegation of this State to Congress, I have had an opportunity of taking the sense of the Council, respecting the Salaries of the Gentlemen who go on that Business. And I am happy in informing you that the Board has advised me to grant warrants for the full time that the Gentlemen signify to me it is their intention of attending; this I shall cheerfully do, and make the usual allowance for going & returning.
I have reason to believe that Messrs. Blount, Bloodworth &
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White, are by this time on their way to Congress, but I have given assurances to Mr. Blount, that I would recommend it to you, to follow as soon as you possibly can, as he means to stay no longer than his place is supplied by you or some other Gentleman. It will give me pleasure to be informed that you will go, the time you mean to attend and the particular Sums you wish your Warrants for, that they may be made out with the Commissioners and forwarded to you with dispatch.
I have the honor to be,
With respect and esteem, Dear Sir,
Your mo. ob. Servt.,