Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 June 28

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 June 28

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, dated June 28, 1787. Smith writes concerning the purchase of certificates and to ask Norton to have his brother pay £11. Smith sent a receipt from Richard Lyle to Norton in this letter.

Identifier

MS1936.3.1859
Folder 180

Text

[Recto]

Dr Sir

I must apologize for writing you about
business at this time, but cannot conveniently
avoide it - the Bal: of certificates, say £56-0
I have bought for you, and are now ready to
be delivered - I am call'd on agreeable to promise
for the Money - will you be so oblgg. as to request
yr. Brother to pay £11- - & a further settlement
may take place hereafter -

yr Frd. & st.
E Smith

[Verso]

Mr. Jno. Norton

Edwd Smith
abt. Certificates

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Smith, Edward, “Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 June 28,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed February 5, 2023, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/1859.