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Letter from Edmund Randolph to Richard Caswell
Randolph, Edmund, 1753-1813
December 06, 1786
Volume 18, Pages 792-793

[From Executive Letter Book.]

Richmond, December 6th, 1786.


My anxiety for the well being of the Federal Government will not suffer me to Risque such important Consideration upon the safety of a single Letter. Your Excellency will therefore excuse me for again intruding on you with the enclosed Act of our Legislature and repeating the Request urged in my Letter of the first Instant that you would give a zealous attention to the present American crisis.

The Gentlemen appointed by Virginia for the Convention at Philadelphia, are General Washington, Mr. Patrick Henry the late Governor, Mr. George Wythe & Mr. John Blair, two of the Judges of the High Court of Chancery, Mr. James Madison, Jun., a Member

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of Congress, Mr. George Mason a Member of the Legislature and myself.

I have the honor to be Sir,
With sentiments of perfect respect,
Your Most Obedient Servant,