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Letter from Richard Caswell to Willie Jones
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
January 07, 1787
Volume 20, Page 601

TO WILLIE JONES, ESQ., FROM GOV. CASWELL.
(From Executive Letter Book.)

Fayetteville, January 7th, 1787.

Sir:

I have the honor to enclose you an Act for appointing Deputies for 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 which you were Elected one of the Deputies. The Assembly have directed the same allowance to be made to the Deputies which has been granted to the Delegates to Congress to be paid by the Collectors of the Imports out of the Monies now due, by the Governor’s Warrants.

I shall be happy in knowing that it will be agreeable and Convenient to you to go on this service, please to let me know your determination hereon as soon as practicable.

I am with great respect & Esteem,
Sir, Your Most obedient Servant,
RICHARD CASWELL.