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Letter from Richard Caswell to Francis Brice
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 18, 1778
Volume 13, Page 94

[From Executive Letter Book.]

New Bern 18th April 1778.


Your favor of the 11th Inst. I rec'd, the subject matter of which with similar accounts I laid before the Assembly, who thereupon recommended the issuing a proclamation, to the effect enclosed. This day an original under seal was sent to your Naval officer, I believe by Mr. Grainger, but lest that should miscarry or not arrive in time, you'll please deliver the enclosed at his office, and let the Genl. know who transacts that business, that I most earnestly recommend the due observance of the same. Mr. Green the Commissary of purchases here has orders to ship the pork by you purchased for the public, pray assist all in your power.

I am your ob. servt,