Francis Peyton letter to John Hatley Norton, 1795 October 21

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Francis Peyton letter to John Hatley Norton, 1795 October 21

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Francis Peyton, Alexandria, Virginia, letter to John Hatley Norton, Winchester, Virginia, dated October 21, 1795. Peyton writes that Thompson and Vitch have refused to accept Matthew Wright's draft.

Identifier

MS1936.3.2324
Folder 225

Text

[Page 1]

Alexandria 21 October. 1795

Dear Sir,

I received your favor covering
Mathew Wrights draft on Thompson
& Vitch for Thirteen hundred and thirty
three dollars 33 Cents, which they refuse
to accept, having no funds (as they say)
in their hands - I have therefore
inclosed you the order,

I am with great respect
Your Obedient Servant
Francis Peyton

[Pages 2-3]

800
200 Bond sold McGinnis
225 Bond assigned E. Smith
575 ditto on hand
£1800

[Page 4]

Alexandria 21 October
25

John H. Norton Esquire
Winchester

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Ink on paper

Citation

Peyton, Francis, “Francis Peyton letter to John Hatley Norton, 1795 October 21,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed November 28, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/2324.