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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from John Gibson to Richard Caswell
Gibson, John, 1729-1782
May 08, 1777
Volume 11, Page 466

[From Executive Letter Book.]
Treasury Office.

Philadelphia, May 8th, 1777.


I have the honor to enclose your Excellency several copies of a Resolve of Congress passed on the 29th ulto., which I am directed to do by the Honorable the Board of Treasury: and the Board requests that a strict attention may be had to the several matters therein recommended to the States. An order, they hope, will be immediately issued for an account of the sums advanced by your State for the recruiting service, and the names of the officers to whom they were paid, to be transmitted to the paymasters of the several Battalions in which they serve: and that due care will be taken that the regimental pay-masters make their report to you of the settlement of those accounts, together with the vouchers to be produced when approved of by your State to the Treasury Board on adjustment of their accounts. If any of the Regimental paymasters refuse or neglect to obey the directions of the Resolve their names are to be transmitted to the Commander in Chief of the Department in which they may happen to be, in order to have the delinquents removed according to the directions of Congress.

I have the honor to be
Your Excellency's most obedient and very humble servant,
Aud't. Gen'l.
His Excellency Governor Caswell.