Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1792 December 12

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Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1792 December 12

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4

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MS1936.3.2213
Folder 214

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[Page 1]

Winchester 12 Decr 1792

Dr Sir

I was much surprised at being in=
=formed by Colo: Carrington, that two of
your drafts on Mr Grymes, were not paid
for want of funds; on your assurances of er
=tainty of payment, I was induced to ad
vance you money, the disappointmet not on
=ly operates disagreeable [crossed out, illegible] me me in a private
capacity, but particularly so, as a public
Officer; I hope you will not neglect,
when present, to pay the money to Colo:
Carrington.

I am sir
yr. ob servt.
Edwd. Smith

[Pages 2 and 3, blank]

[Page 4}

10

John H: Norton Esqr.
Richmond

recommd. to
the care of
Colo: Carrington}

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Ink on paper

Citation

Smith, Edward, “Edward Smith letter to John Hatley Norton, 1792 December 12,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2213.