To Samuel Preston Moore
ALS: Library Company of Philadelphia
London, Augt. 13. 1761.
Inclosed I send the Account of Charges in Solliciting your Act, amounting to £36 15s. 0d.8 The Act itself with the Royal Approbation engross’d on Parchment, I sent you per Mr. Wells,9 and hope it will get safe to hand. I am, with great Esteem, Dear Sir, Your most obedient humble Servant
S. Preston Moore Esqr
Addressed: To / Samuel Preston Moore Esqr / Philadelphia / Per favour of / Mr Hilborne1
Notation on address page:2
8. For Moore’s Act, see the document immediately above and the references cited in its first footnote.
9. Not identified.
1. Not identified.
2. Down through the first addition these figures indicate Moore’s method of determining in Pa. currency the amount he was to pay DF for this bill of £36 15s.: the amount in sterling plus 50 per cent and 25 per cent, equalling 75 per cent exchange. See the end of the document immediately above. The significance of the remaining figures escapes the editors.