To Thomas Ashburner
St Croix Nov. 20. 1771
Above is triplicate of mine1 to you Capt Henton2 to which have receivd no answer. I have now to beg the favour of you to pay Mess[rs.] Fraser Grant & Baillie of St Christophers on Mr Crugers Account as soon as convenient £13.4.10 Windward Currency for which Mr. Thomas shall have Credit.
I am Sir Your Respectful hum Serv
LC, in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. In the MS of this letter the first line is crossed out. It reads as follows: “I wrote you the 28th of last Month.” The letter of the “28th of last Month” is probably the “triplicate” to which H is here referring. Letter not found.
2. John Henton, ship captain and resident of St. Croix (RG 55, Records of the Danish Government of the Virgin Islands, National Archives).