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Letter from Richard Caswell to Charles Thomson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 03, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 590-591

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, 3rd April, 1786.


I have been honored with your several letters of the 24th & 28th of February, and the 1st and 4th of March last with their respective enclosures.

I have the honor to enclose herewith a copy of an Act of Assembly of this State, for the relief of the Officers, Soldiers and Seamen, who have been disabled in the Service of the United States, during the late war, which should have been transmitted to you before this time, but I waited to have a printed Copy of all the Laws passed last Session, which I intended to forward to your office, which I mean yet to do, as soon as they are out of the press which will be in a few days.

I have been much concerned, that all my endeavors have not been sufficient to prevail on any of the Delegates of this State, to go forward until very lately. Col. Blount, who returned but a few days passed, from the Treaties lately held with the Southern Indians, does me the honor to be the bearer of this, and I flatter

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myself by the time he arrrives Mr. Bloodworth & Dr. White will be in Congress, so that we shall be fully represented.

I have the honor to be
With great esteem & respect, Sir
Your mo. ob & very humbl. Servt.,