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Letter from Richard Caswell to John Council Bryan
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 23, 1786
Volume 18, Page 663

GOV. CASWELL TO JOHN C. BRYAN, ESQUIRE, SHERIFF OF CRAVEN COUNTY.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, June 23rd, 1786.

Sir:

The negro man Dominie, who was brought into this State from Nova Scotia by Mr. Wheeler, committed to your Custody and advertised, appearing by satisfactory proof to be the property of Mr. Spencer Mottrum Ball, of Virginia, you are therefore required to deliver the said negro Dominie, to Mr. Abner Neal for Mr. Ball's use on his paying the charges occasioned by the commitment, advertising & detention of the said Negro and giving bond in 1,200 dollars to indemnify you for such delivery.

I am Sir,
Your most obed. Servt.,
R. CASWELL.