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Letter from Richard Caswell to Charles Thomson
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
June 05, 1787
Volume 20, Page 718

(From Executive Letter Book.)

No. Carolina, June 5th, 1787.


I have the honor of acknowledging the receipt of your Letters as follows, to-wit.:

2d February, with two Volumes of the Journals of Congress for 1786, and two Indexes for the Volumes Received & informing of the election of the Hon’ble Genl. St. Clair President.

21st February, enclosing an Act of Congress of the same day recommending a Convention of Delegates to revise the Articles of Confederation.

13 April, with sundry Resolutions of Congress respecting the Treaty of peace between the United States of America and Great Britain & also a Letter on the same subject signed by His Excellency the President.

Sundry Resolutions of Congress containing reductions in the Civil Department and establishing sundry allowances.

25th April, enclosing Resolutions as follows: one empowering the Board of Treasury to contract for coining a certain quantity of Copper, a second for the sale of Lands already surveyed in the Western Territories, a third extending the privilege of sending and receiving Letters and Packets free of Postage to the Members of the Convention. I have also received List of the Representation in Congress for February & March Last.

I have the Honor to be, most Respectfully, Sir,
Your most obedt. Servant,