From Archibald Robertson
Lynchburg 20 Feby 1812
The sudden & untimely end of our friend Mr Wm Brown has placed us in rather a disagreeable situation as to money matters—we are therefore under the necessity of making application to those in arrears, Be assured it is with reluctance that we call on you at this time, from what pass’d when I last had the pleasure of seeing you—any aid that you can give us will be thankfully received, & beg you will excuse so unexpected an application—I remain
RC (ViU: TJP); endorsed by TJ as received 26 Feb. 1812 and so recorded in SJL.
A letter from Brown & Robertson to TJ of 17 Dec. 1811, not found, is recorded in SJL as received from Lynchburg on 18 Dec. 1811.