Battaile Muse letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 March 26

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Battaile Muse letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 March 26

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Description

Battaile Muse, Berkeley County, Virginia, letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated March 26, 1791. Muse writes to urge Norton to pay the money owed him so he doesn't have to bring suit for it.

Identifier

MS1936.3.2133
Folder 207

Text

[Page 1]

Berkeley County March 26th

Sir,,

the money that has been Long due me by
my Indulgence will be called for the
First of april = the Loss I have Sustained
by you & Likely to do - (add to it
the sittuation I am in) will ocation me to Put
your Bond in suit the 2d. day of april unless
Taken up before - I wish you could send
me the money - many pounds I have
carried to you - but those Favours are
Past -

I am your hble Serv.
Battaile Muse

[Page 2]

Berkley 26 M[arch]
1791
B. Muse

[Page 3, blank]

[Page 4]

John Hatley Norton Esqr.
Winchester

[torn, illegible]

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Muse, Battaile, “Battaile Muse letter to John Hatley Norton, 1791 March 26,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2133.