James Madison Papers

Benjamin Harrison to Virginia Delegates, 6 September 1782

Benjamin Harrison to Virginia Delegates

FC (Virginia State Library). In William Tatham’s hand and directed to “Virginia Delegates in Congress.”

Virginia Council Chamber. Sept. 6th. 1782


This just serves to acknowledge the receipt of your favor of the 27th ulto.1 We have as great a dearth of News or interesting occurrences as you have at Philadelphia.

The taxes begin now to come in and I have my hopes you will be no more in the Hands of Usurers,2 I will take care to let the Treasurer3 know your Situation and am confident he will pay particular attention to your Necessities, I am &c.

B. H.


3Jacquelin Ambler. For the governor’s less sanguine outlook on financial matters, see Harrison to Virginia Delegates, 28 September 1782.

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