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Letter from Robert Burton to Richard Caswell
Burton, Robert, 1747-1825
May 22, 1787
Volume 20, Page 705

HONBLE. ROBERT BURTON TO GOV. CASWELL.
(From Executive Letter Book.)

New York, 22d May, 1787.

Sir:

On Tuesday the 15th Instant I arrived here, since which time there has not been a sufficient number of States Represented to do Business in Congress. At this time very few members are here & it being very certain that there will not be a meeting again until the Convention at Philadelphia rises I shall return immediately home and as soon as I am notified that ’tis likely that Congress will sett I shall come on. We have no news here more than papers contain, which I enclose you.

I have the Honor to Subscribe myself your friend and very Humble Servant,
RO. BURTON.