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Letter from Richard Caswell to Timothy Bloodworth
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 07, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 644-645

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, June 7th, 1786.

Dear Sir:

This acknowledges the receipt of your favor of the 3rd of May, it gives me pleasure to learn this State was again represented in Congress, tho' I confess I was pained on being informed the Indian Treaties had been received and entered on the Journals of Congress, since which I have been honored by Congress with the Copies. Your desiring attempting to prevail on Congress to take the matter

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up until the arrival of Mr. Blount, I think was perfectly right, as that Gentleman is much better acquainted with the whole transaction than any other member can possibly be; ere this I hope he has arrived, but I have no account of him. Pray let me know what is or may be done in this business.

I am really sorry you had no better success with the last warrant forwarded you, and that your losses by the shipments you made from Wilmington are likely to prove so great, they are I confess discouraging, but I hope the Assembly will in their next Session pay proper attention to these things. I thank you for the intelligence you gave me of the public transactions of the Assembly of New York. It will always give me pleasure to hear from you, and to communicate any thing which comes to my knowledge worthy of your notice.

Be pleased to present my respects to the Gentlemen in the Delegation with you. I have nothing official to communicate to them.

With much esteem and respect, I am
Dr. Sir, Your mo. ob. Servt.,