William Armistead to William Davies
Richmond, 3 Jan. 1781. Has been directed by the governor to order the tailor and shoemaker at Warwick to go to Chesterfield Courthouse immediately; but fears that without an officer to attend them they will desert; suggests that they be sent for, with a wagon or two to remove the leather and cloth on hand.
RC (Vi); 2 p.; addressed: “Colo. William Davies Chesterfield Court House”; endorsed; summarized more fully in CVSP description begins Calendar of Virginia State Papers … Preserved in the Capitol at Richmond description ends , i, 414.