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Letter from Richard Caswell to William Blount
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
October 09, 1786
Volume 18, Page 759

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Kingston, October 9th, 1786.

Dear Sir:

Herewith you will be pleased to receive Commissions for yourself and Mr. Bloodworth, another. I send them single, as they may be found more convenient on account of the Gentlemen going one after another. I have furnished Governor Nash with a General Commission. If he arrives in time there will be, I presume, no need of the others; if he does not, those I send you will be of use, unless Mr. Burton should go forward which he probably may, as on his application I have furnished him with a warrant for half a year's Salary, to the end he might be prepared. But he did not apply for the Commission, nor did he signify the time he means to go forward; yet to prevent his disappointment in case of his arrival at Congress, and there being a vacant seat, I give you the trouble of receiving a Commission for him also, and request you will be pleased to take it on with you. I have not anything to trouble you further with at this time. My most respectful Compliments attend you and your Colleagues.

I am Dear Sir,
Your most obedient humbl. Servt.,