Capel & Osgood Hanbury to John Parke Custis
London Apl 6. 1767
Inclosd we send the Accot Sales of thy 12 Hhds Tobacco the Hanbury we assure thee that no care or endeavou⟨r⟩s of ours have been wanting to make the most thereof1 It gives us a real Concern that we are not favourd wth a larger part of thy Consignments we flatter ourselves that we can make as much of thy Crops as Carys or any other House if thee will give us the opportunity we will endeavour to demonstrate it. It will be no small satisfaction to us to partake of thy Crops by the Hanbury and are wth much Esteem Thy Assurd Friends
C. & O. Hanbury
LS, ViHi: Custis Papers. GW endorsed the letter, “Hanbury’s Letter 6th April 1767.” The letter is addressed “ the America.” See Hanbury to Custis, 23 Aug. 1763, source note.
1. Hanbury’s account of sales has not been found.