Documenting the American South Logo
Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Advanced Search Options
Letter from Bromfield Ridley to John Williams
Ridley, Bromfield
September 28, 1772
Volume 09, Page 342

-------------------- page 342 --------------------
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Bromfield Ridley to Col. John Williams.

28th Septr 1772.

Dr Sir,

My Horse is not yet got Home, I am very doubtful that he is stolen, but in the mean time examine Bowling strictly relative to him; the Fellow perhaps may have been scoundrel enough to conceal him upon a supposition that he shou'd get a reward. I think it wou'd be necessary to advertise him, you can describe him as well as I can, his brand is T in this Form, either on the near or off Buttock, shod before. Pray Sir, Advertise him in Town as well as in the Country & speak to some Gentleman in Town to take proper care of him if he shou'd be heard of. I shall expect you down the Day after Tomorrow.

I am Dr Sir Yr very Hble Servt