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Letter from Edward Hall to Richard Caswell
Hall, Edward
October 25, 1777
Volume 11, Page 787

EDWARD HALL TO GOV. CASWELL OR IN HIS ABSENCE TO JAMES GLASGOW ESQR.
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

25th day of Oct. 1777.

May it please your Excellency

This is to Certify that James Booth and Benjamin Booth, being appointed Executors by their Father Thomas Booth deceased in his last will and testament; but the said Thomas Booth being unacquainted with the formality required by the Law relative to witnesses, there being but one exclusive of the said James Booth and Benjamin Booth; wherefore the Court of Edgecombe County on the motion of the said Benjamin and James Booth, have granted unto them Administration on their Father's Estate the Will aforesaid to be annexed to the Letters of Administration, I having no Letters have given them this Certificate to your Excellency and am with the profoundest

Respect Sir, your Humble Servt.
EDWD. HALL C. C.