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Circular letter from John Jay to the state governors
Jay, John, 1745-1829
October 23, 1786
Volume 18, Page 770

HON. JOHN JAY, ESQ., TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]


New York, 23rd October, 1786.

(Circular.)

Sir:

In pursuance of an Order of Congress of the 9th August last, of which the enclosed Paper, No. 1, is a Copy, I have the honor of herewith transmitting to your Excellency the List directed in it. And which contains an Account of all the Negroes belonging to your State that appear to have been carried away by the British when they Evacuated this City.

I have the honor to be,
Your Excellency's most Obedient
And Humble Servant,
JOHN JAY.