Letter - William Blount to James Robertson, 1794 March 7

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 9
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson
Letter - William Blount to James Robertson


[page 1] Knoxville March 7th 1794 Dear Sir Inclosed is a List of Names in whose favour I have on you for the Sums extended against each amounting to four hundred and Seventy eight dollars eighty one Cents and to enable you to pay them I write to Sampson Williams to pay this sum into your Hands The inclosed letter to him is on that Subject which I wish you to deliver with your own Hands or send for him to come to you for I do not wish it to be known from whom you get the Mony to take up my Orders_ By saying I do not wish it to be known I mean to no Person except to yourself & Williams. Should any Accident have happened that you are disappointed in Getting the Mony from Williams get from Deaderick or any body & draw on me and I will pay your drafts for the Orders I have drawn on you must be paid at all events_ I have so promised [page 2] As you take up my Orders destroy them that is if Williams gives you the Mony to take them up with but if he does not you will hold them as an evidence of debt against me. I shall expect to see you at the Time you have appointed and am with very sincere esteem Your obt. Servt. Wm. Blount [to] General Robertson [page 3] Private General Robertson Comt. Evans 1794


  • Other: 1794 March 7


From the Collection: 1.26 Linear Feet (3 Hollinger boxes)

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

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