Archibald Dick letter to John Hatley Norton, 1793 July 15

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Archibald Dick letter to John Hatley Norton, 1793 July 15

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Archibald Dick, Pottiesville, Virginia, letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated July 15, 1793. Dick writes concerning Underwood's plea entered against Norton's bond. Dick asks Norton to confer with Mr. Pottie about it since the federal court has ruled that British creditors can collect their American debts.

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MS1936.3.2239
Folder 217

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[Page 1]

Pottiesville, 15th. July 1793

Dear sir

This will be handed you by Mr Pottie
who together with Mr Rob. Johnston have
set our from this for your place.

Mr Pottie will shew you a copy of the Plea
Underwood has put in to the Bond you assigned

Be so obliging as confer with Mr P on
this head. The foederal court having
determined that British creditors (under
certain limitations) shall receive payts. I
think will be an effectual Bar to any
Plea similar to it

I am with respect
Your most ob Servt
Archd Dick

[Pages 2 and 3, blank]

[Page 4]

Mr John H. Norton
Winchester

Mr Pottie

Geo: Potties affairs

Archd. Dick
to Loan.
[illegible] 15 July 1793.

answd.

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Ink on paper.

Citation

Dick, Archibald, “Archibald Dick letter to John Hatley Norton, 1793 July 15,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2239.