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Letter from Richard Caswell to Edmund Randolph
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
January 20, 1787
Volume 20, Pages 604-605

TO HIS EXCELLENCY GOVERNOR RANDOLPH FROM GOVERNOR CASWELL.
(From Executive Letter Book.)


No. Carolina, Kinston, January 20th, ’87.

Sir:

I take the Liberty of enclosing a Proclamation for apprehending one John Marshall for certain fraudulent practices on the Treasury of this State, and requesting you will be pleased to direct the same

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to be published in your State Gazette for four Weeks at least and in case of Marshall’s being taken in the State of Virginia you will also be pleased to direct that he be forthwith sent to Halifax in this State. The expense attending this business shall be most Chearfully paid and your Friendly aid Gratefully Acknowledged, by Sir,

Your most obedient and Very humble Servant,
R. CASWELL.

Note.—Similar letters were sent to the Governors of Georgia and South Carolina.—Ed.