Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 December 22
Mr. Milton having called on me for
bal: of Tax due from me, I am constrained
to call on you for payment of the corn you
have recd. allso for 30. cord wood, which defi-
ciency of that quantity, in addition to what
you have recd. is now ready - perhaps you
can give me a draft on Richmond, you know
I am straitned for cash & flatter myself you
will discharge this demand.
yr. obt set.
22nd. Decr. 1790
John H. Norton esq
Winchestr. 22 Decr