From Thomas Newton, Junior1
Norfolk [Virginia] August 6, 1790. “Your Letter of the 25th Ult. I received this day.…2 I employ’d the surveyor chain Carriers &c & shall furnish him with an acct thereof & transmit a plat of the two acres’s survey of the Cape3 as soon as the surveyor supplies me therewith to you.”
ALS, RG 26, Lighthouse Letters Received, Vol. “A,” Pennsylvania and Southern States, National Archives.
2. Letter not found.
3. Cape Henry.