Letter from Richard Caswell to Thomas Hutchings
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
Volume 20, Pages 622-623
GOV. CASWELL TO COLO THOMAS HUTCHINGS OF HAWKINS COUNTY.
(From Executive Letter Book.)
Kinston, February 27th, 1787.
By my son Winston who goes to collect some money due to me on Holston I send to the Sheriff of your County the Proclamation directing
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the removal of the Settlers on the Indian Hunting Grounds, with some others. I also send thirteen Commissions for the Lieuts. & as many for the Ensigns of your Regiment to be delivered and forwarded to you. I do not know that the Laws are yet printed or I would try to forward them. I shall be glad to know the Laws & Return to the old Government sits on the minds of your people in General, if you can conveniently inform me either by the Bearer or any other opportunity please to do so, & I shall gladly receive a line from you on all occasions.
I am very respectfully Sir,
Your most Obed. Servant.,