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Caswell, Richard 1729-1789

Overview
Works: 80 works in 99 publications in 1 language and 646 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Resolutions (Law)  Treaties  Personal narratives  Portraits 
Roles: Author
Classifications: Z1215, 306.363
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Most widely held works by Richard Caswell
[Letter from Rawlins Lowndes to Governor Caswell, Aug. 6, 1778] by Rawlins Lowndes( Book )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letter, 1777 September 26, Williamsburg [Va.], to Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina by John Page( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerns an agreement between Virginia and North Carolina to combine resources to build new vessels to help defend the coast. Has heard Ocracoke Inlet is blocked and believes additional vessels would help rout the enemy. Champion Travis is to examine the state of the existing galleys. Mentions the North Carolina militia and states that [George] Washington has received reinforcements. Also, Gen. [William] Howe has retired from Brandywine at Wilmington
Signers of the Constitution of the United States :( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A collection of 82 autograph letters and documents signed by the signers of the Constitution of the United States and by non-signing members of the Federal Convention. Items in the collection have been described individually in separate catalog records (MA 555.1-82; see related records for more information
Letter to Richard Caswell by John Penn( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The North Carolina delegates will be sending an official letter to Caswell as soon as Congress determines an unspecified matter [Penn is probably referring to the plan for an expedition against East Florida that General Robert Howe proposed in a letter Congress read on November 2 and that the delegates approved the same day.]
"Camp near Harrisburg", to Major General Greene by Richard Caswell( )

1 edition published in 1781 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the need of militia
Newbern, to Richard Caswell by Alexander Martin( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Requesting the payment of £10 for someone who traveled from New York to Trenton and waited "upon Congress & our Delegates with the Repeal of the Cession Act."
Boston, to Richard Caswell by John Hancock( )

1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Transmitting "a copy of the proceedings of the Convention of the People of this Commonwealth ... with their assent to, and ratification of, the Constitution for the United States of America"; noting that he is also sending "certain amendments and alterations recommended to be introduced into the said Constitution."
York Town [i.e. York], to Governor [Richard] Caswell by Henry Laurens( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Enclosing two Acts of Congress; summarizing the two Acts
Halifax [N.C.], to Richard Caswell by Willie Jones( )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Introducing Miss Dolly Elbeck who has come with a petition "to solicit mercy in behalf of an unfortunate Brother. The Petition which Miss Dolly will present, will explain the Nature of the Affair. I most sincerely pity the old Gentleman and his Wife (the parents of the young Man) and feel much for the Ladies who are related to & connected with the Family; whose Lives and Character, as far as I know them, have been without Reproach. Your Civilities to miss Dolly will confer a Singular favour on me : And if you can consistently extend the Mercy solicited on behalf [of] the unfortunate Young Man you will add infinitely to the Obligation."
New Castle, to the Governor of North Carolina [Richard Caswell] by Nicholas Van Dyke( )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Informing him that the states are planning to meet "for the purpose of considering the Trade of the United States, and forming a system of Commercial Regulations necessary to their common Interest and permanent Harmony"; enclosing a copy of the resolutions on that subject
Salisbury, to Governor Caswell by William Richardson Davie( )

1 edition published in 1784 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Introducing him to the "mother of a young man convicted of Horse Stealing - Charity induces me to say he was found guilty on testimony too doubtful to take away the life of any person - which I believe was also the opinion of the Judge who sat upon this Trial."
New York [N.Y.], to His Excellency, Richard Caswell esquire by John Baptista Ashe( )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Letter dated Aug. 16, 1787 written by Ashe while serving in Congress in New York City to Richard Caswell, Governor of North Carolina
Philadelphia, to Governor Caswell of North Carolina by Thomas Burke( )

1 edition published in 1777 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning the threatened occupation of Philadelphia by the British
By his excellency Richard Caswell, Esquire, governor, captain-general and commander in chief [on?] and over the state of North-Carolina, a proclamation by North Carolina( Book )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Declares that, due to widespread fraud, "no due-bills or certificates issued since the first day of January 1786, by the Commissioners of Army Accounts, should be received in payment of any arrears due to the public by any citizen or citizens of his state."
North Carolina, to the governor of Massachusetts [John Hancock] by Richard Caswell( )

1 edition published in 1787 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Sending "an Act of the Legislature of this State [North Carolina], for appointing Deputies to a Convention proposed to be held in the City of Philadelphia in May next, for the Purpose of reviewing the Federal Constitution."
Indentures made by Richard Caswell( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Fayetteville, to Francis Child by Richard Caswell( )

1 edition published in 1788 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Asking him to help the bearer of the letter, Mr. McClure, in his attempt "to obtain an allowance on the acct. settled in the Comptroller's office"; noting that "yesterday the House of Commons resolved no New Convention shall be called"; adding that this issue is "to be taken up in the Senate tomorrow," where he hopes "the result ... will be otherwise and may produce an Alteration in the Commons."
Kingston [i.e. Kinston], to General Lincoln by Richard Caswell( )

1 edition published in 1778 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Concerning troop movements and the need for more arms; informing him that "the Troops from the No. Eastern Districts of this State have crossed the River at this place, the whole I expect will join Gen'l Ashe at Elizabeth Town Six days hence from whence they will be able to reach Charles Town in about a Fortnight. I am much concerned to know the Greater number of the Militia who have firearms, have such as are by no means fit for Service and many of them have no arms at all. I flatter myself not withstanding Governor Lowndes information to me, that Arms will be furnished them;" acknowledging receipt of the Congressional Resolution recommending that North Carolina provide assistance to General Lincoln "towards the reduction of Florida."
 
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Alternative Names
Richard Caswell US-amerikanischer Politiker und Gouverneur von North Carolina

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