William Pugh letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 October 28

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William Pugh letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 October 28

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William Pugh, Caroline County, Virginia, letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated October 28, 1790. Pugh writes that he has sent his son to collect a debt from Norton. He also writes that drew on Norton in favor of Robert Baylor from whom he purchased land.

Identifier

MS1936.3.2092
Folder 203

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[Page 1]

Caroline Octor. 28th 1790

Sir,

I have sent my Son up to you
for payment of my Acct. agt.
you, I have made a purchase
of land from Mr. Robert Baylor
who I hoped would have called on
you for what you owe me
as I gave him an order on you
for it, I am obliged to pay him
in a few days & hope you will
not fail to send down the money
by my Son or I must sell wha[t]
little I have made by hard Labour to
pay Mr. Baylor. I am Sir
yr. mo. obt<.sup>. Set
Wm [crossed out, illegible] Pugh

[Pages 2 and 3 blank]

[Page 4]

John Hatley Norton Esq.
Winchester

Caroline 28 Octer 1790
Wm Pugh

JN&Co Affairs

Jno. Armistead of Caro=
line is credited for
this Balce: in his
Acct. as he assumed
the Paymt. of it

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Pugh, William, “William Pugh letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 October 28,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2092.