§ From John Laird1
22 March 1811, Georgetown. Encloses $220 at the direction of Robert Patton of Fredericksburg, to whom he asks JM to acknowledge receipt of the sum.
RC (DLC). 1 p.
1. John Laird was a Scottish businessman who had settled in Georgetown in 1800. In 1812 he was a trustee of the Georgetown Lancaster School Society (Bryan, History of the National Capital, 1:101–2, 484 n. 1).