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Letter from Richard Caswell to Robert Rowan
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 17, 1778
Volume 13, Pages 165-166

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston 17th June 1778.


The person who came from Cumberland to support the petitions complaining of an alleged draft, have been dismissed by the Council, that Board conceiving themselves not invested with powers,

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to take the same into consideration, so that the whole matter must be with the field officers of your Regiment, so far as anything yet remains to be done. The money is daily expected. I have heard it is issued from the Continental Treasury; if you can prevail on your men to march they may depend on being paid off on their arrival at Halifax. I send you Sir, Militia Commissions, which will I presume answer your present purposes. I am Sir,

Your mo. ob. Servt.