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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Richardson Davie
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
January 07, 1787
Volume 20, Page 600

(From Executive Letter Book.)

Fayetteville, Jan’y 7th, 1787.


I have the honour to enclose you a Copy of the Act of Assembly for appointing Deputies from this State to a Convention proposed to be held in the City of Philadelphia in May next for the purpose of revising the Federal Constitution; in Consequence of this Act you was Elected one of the Deputies.

The Assembly have directed the same allowance to be made the Deputies as is granted to the Delegates to Congress to be paid by the Governor’s Warrant on the Collectors of Imports out of the monies now due for Goods Imported.

You will, I hope, accept the appointment and therein render your Country those services she looks up to you for at this trying Crisis. You will oblige me by signifying as soon as you can with Convenience your Determination herein.

I am,
With Sentiments of respect and Esteem, Sir,
Your most obed. Servt.