James Madison Papers

John O. Lay to James Madison, 20 June 1825

Richmond 20th June 1825


I herewith hand you Sales of Six Hhds. Tobacco nett proceeds $597.80/100 which I hope will prove satisfactory.

In order to ascertain the exact balance it is necessary that I should get in one or two little Bills of articles ordered by Mr. Eddins and so soon as that is done the amount will be deposited at Bank and a receipt transmitted you as heretofore—Yours Very Resply.

Jno. O. Lay

The average price for Wheat for the early part of the season is estimated at 80¢ 85c and some engagements have been made at these prices.

RC (DLC). Account enclosed.

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