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Circular letter from John Jay to the state governors
Jay, John, 1745-1829
May 03, 1786
Volume 18, Page 600

JOHN JAY, ESQ., MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


Office for Foreign Affairs, May 3rd, 1786.

(Circular.)

Sir:

Congress has been pleased to order that I should report particularly and Specially how far the several States have complied with the Proclamation of Congress of the 14th January, 1784, and the Recommendation accompanying the same, pursuant to the definitive Treaty of Peace between the United States of America and Great Britain.

In Order that I may be able to fulfil the Expectations of Congress, I must request the favor of your Excellency to inform me whether and how far the State of North Carolina has complied with the Recommendation in question.

I have the Honor to be,
Your Excellency's Most obt. Humble Servt.,
JOHN JAY.