Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 November 13

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 November 13

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Description

Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, dated November 13, 1787. Smith writes that he would like to balance Norton's account and that he needs cash to pay his mason.

Identifier

MS1936..3.1930
Folder 187

Text

[Recto]

D Sir

I must request you will be so obliging as to
let me have a little cash, say bal: yr. acct., which
is about seven pounds; I have to pay my Mason
this week & have depended on yr. assistance - yr. account
may be presented at any time. I have paid your
Brother the cash I borrowed. yr. friendly assistance
will confer an obligation on

yr. Obt. servt.
Edwd Smith

13 Nov. 1787

[Verso]

John H. Norton Esqr.

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Smith, Edward, “Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1787 November 13,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed February 5, 2023, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/1930.