To [William Strahan?]
ALS: Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, N.Y. (1955)
Philada. May 1. 1747
This is only to cover a Bill of Exchange for Eleven Pounds 2s. 2½d. Sterl. drawn on Richd. Atkinson8 of Colthouse by Wm. Satterthwaite,9 and to inform you that we are all well, as I hope this will find you and yours. I am Your most humble Servant
This via New York. Copy with first Bill and Letter of Advice via Boston by the Mermaid Man of War
8. Not identified.
9. A native of England, Satterthwaite was employed by Lawrence Growdon and Jeremiah Langhorne to keep a school at Durham in Bucks Co., Pa. He wrote several poems, including an elegy on Langhorne and one called “Mysterious Nothings,” 1734, whose title, one critic has written, “precisely describes the contents.” PMHB, VII (1883), 83–4; XVII (1893), 29. Purchases from BF are recorded in Ledger D.