From Robert Purviance, 20 November 1805 (Abstract)
§ From Robert Purviance. 20 November 1805, Baltimore. “I had the honor to receive your Letter of the 13th. Inst. [not found] and have conformable to your request shipped the articles imported in the Brig Lyon, on board the Schooner Betsy & Charlotte Alexander Lammond master for George Town.
“I have inclosed you Capn. Lammonds receipt, the Bill of Loading [not found], and Mr. Guestier’s receipt for the freight,1 and given you as below a statement of the expenses.”
Purviance added the following account below his signature:
|Amount of Duties||20.63|
|Drayage to the Ware House||62|
|Drayage to the Packet||50|
RC and enclosures (DLC). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Purviance. For surviving enclosures, see n. 1.
1. The enclosures (2 pp.) are (1) a 20 Nov. 1805 account from Peter A. Guestier for $23.20, or £5.4.6, for freight and primage on the brig Lyon for eight cases and one tierce marked JM, marked payment received from Purviance; and (2) a 20 Nov. 1805 receipt from Alexander Lammond of the Betsy & Charlotte for eight cases and one tierce to be delivered to JM’s order at Georgetown, D.C. For the contents, see William Lee to JM, 14 Sept. 1805, and n. 1.