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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Henry Laurens to Richard Caswell
Laurens, Henry, 1724-1792
March 19, 1778
Volume 13, Page 384

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Presdt. of Congress On public Service Henry Laurens to His Excellency
Richard Caswell Esquire Governor of North Carolina
&c. &c. at New Bern.

York Town, 19 March, 1778.


I beg leave to refer Your Excellency to my last Letter under the 14th Inst. which I sent under the protection of General Scott.

The present Cover will convey to Your Excellency an Act of Congress of the 16th for obtaining from each State in the Union proper information of the determination in each respecting the Acts & Recommendations of Congress transmitted & to be transmitted from & after the 1st November 1777. I have the honour to be, Sir, with Esteem & Respect,

Your Excellency's Obedient & humble Servant,