To James Carter
April 20th 1773
As you have usually paid the Intt of your Bond at this Court,1 I have taken the liberty of requesting you to do it now to Mr James Hill, as it is not convenient to me, to be down at the Meeting of Merchants—Mr Hills receipt for the Ten pounds Sixteen Shillings due at the foot of this Letter2 will be the same as if pass’d from Sir Yr Most Obedt Servt
1. For Dr. Carter’s annual payment of interest to John Parke Custis on a loan made to Joanna McKenzie, see Settlement of the Daniel Parke Custis Estate, 20 April 1759–5 Nov. 1761, in Papers, Colonial Series description begins W. W. Abbot et al., eds. The Papers of George Washington, Colonial Series. 10 vols. Charlottesville, Va., 1983–95. description ends , 6:253, 255, 257, 260.
2. Written below GW’s signature in James Hill’s hand is the following receipt: “May 4th 1773 Received the above sum of Ten pounds Sixteen shillings of Docter James Carter James Hill.”