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Circular letter from Nicholas Van Dyke to the state governors
Van Dyke, Nicholas, 1738-1789
July 12, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 683-684

GOV. VANDIKE, OF DELAWARE, TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


State of Delaware,
Newcastle, July 12th, 1786.

(Circular.)

Sir:

Certain communications from the States of Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland and Virginia, proposing a Convention of Commissioners from the several States in the Union, for the purpose of considering the Trade of the United States, and forming a System of Commercial Regulations necessary to their common interest and

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permanent harmony, having been laid before the Legislature of this State, I have now the honor of informing your Excellency of their Concurrence with those States in so laudable and useful a Measure, and of enclosing you a Copy of their Resolutions on that Subject.

With the greatest respect,
I have the Honor to be
Your Excellency's
Most Obedient and
Humble Servt.,
NICH. VANDIKE.