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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Blount
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 04, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 594-595

GOV. CASWELL TO THE HON. WILLIAM BLOUNT, ESQ.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, April 4th, 1786.

Dear Sir:

Permit me to recommend to your care the following Letters, viz.: The Secretary of Congress, the Secretary for Foreign Affairs, the Commissioners of the Board of Treasury and the Delegates for this State in Congress.

The first is an answer to sundry official Letters and contains a Copy of the Act of Assembly for making provision for the Officers, Soldiers and Seamen disabled in the late War.

The second an answer to an official Letter respecting the Flags of Spain.

The third is an answer to official Letters and contains an extract of the Act directing the purchase of Tobacco and requires the advice and directions of the Board respecting the reshipments and net proceeds of the Tobacco.

The fourth includes Copy of a Resolution of the Council of State respecting the Indian Treaties, with my earnest request that the Delegates will exert their utmost power to prevent a Ratification of the same.

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I understand you are going by water and most sincerely wish you an agreeable Passage.

I shall be happy in hearing from you on all Occasions and in rendering you any service in my power.

With Sentiments of very Great Esteem and Respect,
I have the Honor to be Dear Sir,
Your most obedient and very humble Servt.,
R. CASWELL.