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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Davidson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 03, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 485-486

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Newington, 3d June, 1777.


Agreeable to your letter of the 22d ultimo, I have delivered Mr. Alexander the following warrants on the Treasury: viz. one in favor of Capt. Phillips, for £200; Lieut. Hickman, £200; Lieut. Coots, £200; Ensign Polk, £200, and also one in Lieutenant's Alexander's own name for £200; making in the whole £1000; which I hope they will have success in laying out for the purpose intended. There is a Mr. Spicer, paymaster to, I think, the 2d

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Battalion, left here with my consent, on his promising to undertake to pay such of the Troops as were left here, and the new recruits. Him I expect to see at New Bern the 10th inst. when the Council is to meet, and I shall not fail to give him the necessary instructions respecting your Troops.

I am &c.
Major Davidson.