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Letter from Charles Medlock et al. to Richard Caswell
Medlock, Charles; Wade, Thomas, 1720-1786; Auld, James; Harrington, Henry William, 1747-1809; Huske, William
October 17, 1777
Volume 11, Page 655

CHAS. MEDLOCK, THOS. WADE, JAM. AULD, HY. WM. HARRINGTON & WM. HUSKE TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

Anson, October 17th‘ 1777.

Sir:—

We are sorry that we are necessitated to acquaint your Excellency that there are many disaffected persons in our County, some of them we have caused to be cited agreeable to the Act of Assembly in that case made and provided, and in consequence of the refused of James Chile, Jacob Williams, William Yaw, William Bennett and Samuel Flake, to take the oath prescribed by the said act and their refusing to give security for their departure to Europe and the West Indies in sixty days, the Court committed them to jail, and have also issued warrants to apprehend a number of other disaffected persons who have been cited for the same purpose, and neglected to appear at Court.—Our jail is much too small to contain those whom we are constrained to commit, and the District jail being still further from the seashore, makes it necessary for us to apply to your Excellency for your immediate instructions how to proceed.

We have the honor to be your Excellency's most humble Servts,
CHAS. MEDLOCK.
JAM. AULD.
THOS. WADE.
HY WM HARRINGTON.
WM HUSKE.