Standish Forde letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 November 13

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Standish Forde letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 November 13

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Standish Forde, Morgantown, letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated November 13, 1790. Forde writes that he intended to collect a debt from Norton as he passed through Winchester but he is heading to Mississippi and will not visit Winchester. He requests Norton pay the debt to his business partner, Mr. Reed, who needs the money.

Identifier

MS1936.3.2097
Folder 203

Text

[Recto]

John Hatly Norton Esquire -

Sir

When I left Philadelphia I expected
to have pass'd thru Winchester and to have call'd on
you for the ballance due Reed & Forde I am
now on my way to the Missisipi and shall be
gone some Months Mr Reed will be in want of
Money you will particularly oblige me if you
forward it as early as you [torn, illegible]ably can

Your [illegible] Servt
Standish Forde

Morgan Town 13 Novr. 1790

Joh Hatly Norton Esquire
Winchester

Philadelphia
13 Novr. 1790
Reed & Ford

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Forde, Standish, “Standish Forde letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 November 13,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2097.