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Letter from Richard Caswell to Timothy Bloodworth
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
March 22, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 581-582

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kinston, March 22nd, 1786.

Dear Sir:

I had the honor of your letter by my servant which has been laid before the Council, who are now sitting. I am advised by that Body to make up another Draft on the Treasury in your favor, the amount of the public allowance for your services to the first of November next, I must therefore request you will inform me the sum you received from the Treasurer. Mr. Read, I flatter myself, has taken up your warrant, and what may remain to make up for eight months service, I will deliver a Draft for, to your order. Mr.

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Blount is here, and has assured me he will set out for Congress in a very few days. Dr. White I am told is at Wilmington. I have written to him by this opportunity, recommending his going on as speedily as he possibly can, this from your assurances I have reason to hope and believe you will do. That you may all arrive there soon is my earnest wish, as I know how much business of great importance must remain undone, until a fuller representation is in Congress, than at present.

With great respect, I have the honor to be, Sir,
Your most obedient Servant,