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Letter from Richard Caswell to Charles Thomson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
September 14, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 745-746

GOV. CASWELL TO HON. CHAS. THOMSON, SECRETARY OF CONGRESS.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, Sept. 14th, 1786.

Sir:

I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your several letters with their respective enclosures, viz:

12th August. Containing a requisition of Congress for 1786; an

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Ordinance for the regulation of Indian Affairs; An Act for fixing the standard of Gold and Silver coin, and a Resolve directing the Secretary for Foreign Affairs to make and transmit a list of Negroes carried away by the British contrary to the Treaty.

14th August. A Resolve requesting a reconsideration of the Resolve of the 6th September, 1780, recommending a Cession of Western Territory, and the Act of 6th September aforesaid.

23rd August. Two Copies of the Continuation of the Journals of Congress from 1st June to the 8th August.

All of which shall be duly attended to. Those proper for the consideration of the Legislature shall be laid before them at their next Session, which is appointed to be the first Monday in November.

I have the honor to be,
With great respect, Sir,
Your most obedient &
Very humble Servant,
R. CASWELL.