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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Blount and Benjamin Hawkins
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
July 11, 1787
Volume 20, Page 737

TO THE DELEGATES OF N. C. IN CONGRESS.
(From Executive Letter Book.)

No. Carolina, July 11th, 1787.

Gentlemen:

I have the Honor to enclose you a receipt signed by Mr. Robert Stewart, agent for Messrs. Constable, Rucker & Co., to John Whitaker the Comr. at Halifax, for one hundred Hogsheads of Tobacco weighing 110,104 lb. net which you will be pleased to see passed to the Credit of this State at the Board of Treasury, agreeable to Contract. To that Board I have also enclosed a duplicate receipt this day for the said quantity of Tobacco.

I am with esteem & Respect, Gentlemen,
Your most Obedt. & very humble Servant,
R. CASWELL.