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Letter from Meshech Weare to Richard Caswell
Weare, Meshech, 1713-1786
December 29, 1778
Volume 13, Page 340

[From Executive Letter Book.]

State of New Hampshire, Exeter 29th Decr. 1778.


I am desired by the Legislature of this State to transmit to you an act passed here for preventing a return to this State, of certain persons therein named, and of others who have left, or shall leave the State, or either of the United States of America, and have joined or shall join the Enemies thereof, which I accordingly enclose, and am to desire the favor of you to transmit to the Assembly of this State, a list of persons who have left your State, and joined the Enemies of the United States, in order that such persons may be prevented from residing in this State.

I have the honor to be with great respect your Excellency's ob. huml. Servt.