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Letter from James Hindman to Richard Caswell
Hindman, James
October 20, 1785
Volume 17, Page 546

JAMES HINDMAN TO GOV. CASWELL.
[From Executive Letter Book.]

New Bern, October 20th, 1785.

Sir:

The Board of Treasury having appointed me, Commissioner to adjust and settle the accounts subsisting between the United States, and the State North Carolina. I have the honor to inform your Excellency of my arrival here, to take upon me, the execution of that office, and to request your favor to give notice to any public officer or officers of your State, with whom I may have business to transact that they will meet me at this place as soon as convenient.

I have the honor to be your Excellency's
Most obedient and very humble Servant,
JAMES HINDMAN.