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Letter from Richard Caswell to Robert Rowan
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
April 30, 1787
Volume 20, Pages 686-687

(From Executive Letter Book.)

Kinston, April 30th, 1787.

Dear Sir:

Three days past Mr. Robert Stewart, agent for the purchasers of the public Tobacco, arrived at Washington where he is lading a Brig with Tobacco there; he is daily looking for the arrival of Vessels and expects a large ship into Cape Fair, pray write him to Washington what quantity of the Tobacco is re-inspected and ready for shipping, and correspond with him occasionally as he will do with you, on this business.

Please to take triplicate receipts for the Tobacco as it is from time to time delivered and transmit them to me, one of which will remain

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as the voucher of the State & the other two to be forwarded to the Board of Treasury and our delegates.

I am most respectfully, Dear Sir,
Your very Obedt. Servt.,