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Letter from Richard Caswell to Timothy Bloodworth
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
March 30, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 588-589

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kinston, March 30th, 1786.

Dear Sir:

I am honored with your letter of yesterday's date and also that by Mr. Garrett, which came last night to hand. By the latter, I am happy in being informed Dr. White is gone to New York, Mr.

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Blount says positively he will set out next Wednesday; on your arrival there, I hope you will find these two Gentlemen in Congress.

Agreeable to your last request, enclosed is a warrant for £136, which with the former warrant of £256, and the £120 received from the Treasurer, will make £512 the amount of the allowance of the public for eight months, that is six months service in Congress, and one month going and another returning.

It will give me great satisfaction to hear from you on all occasions, and if at any time I can render you service, it will give me pleasure. I most sincerely wish you an agreeable passage, and that the important duties of your appointment may prove so.

With sentiments of friendship and respect,
I am Dr. Sir, your mo. ob. Servt.,