Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 December 22

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 December 22

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated December 22, 1790. Smith writes that he is short of cash to pay his tax bill so must request John H. Norton pay him for the corn and wood he provided.

Identifier

MS1936.3.2107
Folder 204

Text

[Recto]

Dr Sir

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.
Edwd Smith

22nd. Decr. 1790

[Recto]

John H. Norton esq

Winchestr. 22 Decr
1790.

Edwd. Smith
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Ink on paper

Citation

Smith, Edward, “Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1790 December 22,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2107.