Joseph Tidball letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 February 7

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Joseph Tidball letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 February 7

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Joseph Tidball letter to John Hatley Norton, dated February 7, 1791. Tidball writes to request Norton pay Tidball's debt to James Calbraith who is in town from Philadelphia. He also writes that his brother will wait on Norton with his account and Norton will see that when the corn is delivered he will be indebted to Tidball.

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MS1936.3.2123
Folder 206

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[Page 1]

Sir

Mr James Calbraith - of Philadelphia
- is now in Town - to whom I am indebted
to the amount of one Hundred pounds
Viginia Cury I presume you can make
it convenient to setle that sum with him
for me as at present I am scarce of Cash

I have directed my Brother to
wait on you with my Acct youl find
on Examination that when the Ballance
of the Corn is delivered - which will now
be in a few days as I have purchased a
sufficient Quantity - that youl be indeb
ted to me on the cash acct above forty
Pounds and must Riquest payment
of as mutch of Goods acct as will make
the Hundred pounds wanted at this time

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if youl let me have the sum now wanted
I shall not call on you again till I go
to Philadelphia in the Spring -

I am Sir your very
Hul Servt
Joseph Tidball
Feby 7th. 1791 -

John Norton Esqr.

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John H Norton Esqr.
Present

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Ink on paper

Citation

Tidball, Joseph, “Joseph Tidball letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 February 7,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2123.