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.