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Letter from Charles Thomson to Richard Caswell
Thomson, Charles, 1729-1824
May 31, 1785
Volume 17, Pages 463-464

(From Gov. Caswell's Letter Book.)

Office of Secretary of Congress,
May 31st, 1785.


I have the honor to transmit to your Excellency two acts of the United States in Congress assembled, one passed the 3rd Nov. 1793, directing the Paymaster General to deposit in the hands of Regimental

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Agents the Certificates of pay, due to the Officers and Soldiers of the respective lines of the late Army to be by them delivered to the Individuals or deposited for their benefit, as the Supreme Executive of their respective States shall direct. The other passed the 27th of the present month requesting the Legislature of the respective States to cause the services of the said Agents to be examined, and to make them such allowance as they shall think them intitled to. Your Excellency will be pleased to lay these before the Legislature of your State, and communicate to me their determination, that I may report the same to Congress.

With great respect I have the honor to be
Your Excellency's mo. ob. & mo. humbl. servt.,