From Robert Morris1
Philada Decemr 8. 1796
I intended to have sent you Bank notes. Disappointments which are in this City day by day happening have prevented, but the above draft of Joseph Higbie in favor of Garrett Cottringer for $1000 will be honored and you can have it discounted, so that I hope this Remittance will answer the Purpose and you will Credit me for the same.
I am truly Yrs
J Higbies draft 8 Decr at 30 ds on Robinson & Hartshorne $1000.
LC, Robert Morris Papers, Library of Congress.
1. This letter concerns the payment of the balance of a debt which Morris owed to H. For an explanation of the transaction and for the identification of the individuals mentioned in this letter, see the introductory note to H to Morris, March 18, 1795. See also Morris to H, March 31, June 2, 23, 30, July 18, 20, 1795; June 17, 27–30, November 19, 1796.