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Letter from Richard Caswell to Hugh Williamson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
March 14, 1787
Volume 20, Page 637

(From Executive Letter Book.)

New Bern, March 14th, 1787.

Dear Sir:

By the Act of Assembly, I take the liberty of enclosing herewith, you will observe that in case of any vacancy happening in the Deputation I am invested with power to supply the same by a new appointment.

Mr. Willie Jones has declined his appointment. I have done myself the honor of naming you to fill the vacancy, the Members of the Council who now sitting here as a board are unanimous in their approbation of that choice & sincerely hope you will accept the same. Please to inform me as soon as practicable if the same is agreeable to you, if it is, I will forward you a Commission and Warrants on the Collector of the imposts at Edenton for three months allowance from the public at the rate of £64 p. month, the Time being supposed by the other Gentlemen in the Deputation as sufficient to Compleat the service, & the allowance directed by a resolve of the Assembly.

I am, Sir,
Your most obedt. Servt.,