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Letter from Richard Caswell to Patrick Henry
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 17, 1777
Volume 11, Pages 498-499

[From Executive Letter Book.]

New Bern, 17th June 1777.


Commissioners have been appointed by this State to cooperate with the Commissioners of Virginia and So. Carolina, or either of them, in bringing about a pacification with the Cherokee Indians, and also to fix a boundary line between the said Indians and the white people, and are directed to attend at the Great Island on Holston the 26th inst. I do myself the honor to inclose you a return made me by the Commissary of Stores, by which it appears that a great part of the goods sent out for Col. Muhlenburg's Regiment have been made use of in this State for the Continental Troops. Will it be agreeable to the State of Virginia, that the remainder should be applied to that purpose? If it will, be so

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obliging as to inform, and direct that I may be furnished with an account of the price of those articles.

With great regard & esteem, I am, Sir,
Your most obed. humble serv't.,
His Excellency Gov. Henry.