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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Blount and Benjamin Hawkins
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
January 15, 1787
Volume 20, Page 604

TO THE HONORABLE THE DELEGATES IN CONGRESS FOR THE STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.
(From Executive Letter Book.)

No. Carolina, January 15th, 1787.

Gentlemen:

I have the honor to enclose herewith an Act of the Legislature of this State to bring to Condign punishment persons accused of fraudulent practices on the Treasury, &c. By the 13th Section of which you will be pleased to observe a duty is enjoined on you as well as myself. In conformity to that part relating to myself, Permit me to request you will use your utmost efforts to procure the Muster Rolls mentioned in the said Section, and transmit them to me in the speediest manner in your power; if the originals cannot be had, authenticated Copies will do.

I have the Honor to be with the greatest regard and Esteem Gentlemen,
Your most obed. very humble servant.
RICHARD CASWELL.