Documenting the American South Logo
Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Advanced Search Options
Letter from Charles Thomson to Richard Caswell
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824
August 12, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 716-717

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Office of the Secretary of Congress,
August 12th, 1786.


I have the Honor of transmitting to your Excellency herewith enclosed Sundry Acts lately passed by the United States in Congress Assembled.

1st. A Requisition for the year 1786. This you will receive from the Board of Treasury, who have it in charge to prepare a letter to accompany it but as it has been published in the Newspapers, I have Judged it not improper to transmit to your Excellency an Authenticated Copy.

2nd. An Ordinance for the Regulation of Indian Affairs.

3rd. An Act fixing the Standard of Gold and Silver, the Weight and Value of the Money Unit; the Money Accompt of the United States and the different Species of Coins.

4th. An Order for transmitting to the several States lists of the

-------------------- page 717 --------------------
Numbers, Names and Owners of the Negroes belonging to the Citizens of each State and carried away by the British.

With the greatest Respect,
I have the honor to be Sir,
Your Excellency's most obedient
And most Humble Servant,