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Letter to James Porterfield
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November 23, 1780
Volume 15, Pages 416-417

(             ?) TO JAMES PORTERFIELD.

Hillsborough, 23rd November, 1780.

Sir:

I have actively agreed with Dr. Burke, that you shall lend him out of money due us from the Public the accounts now with you, to the amount of two thousand hard money dollars at ( . . . . . ) and the exchange to be settled between you and the Gentleman by Mr. Merritt or any two gentlemen merchants in Philadelphia, for which Doctor Burke gives you a mortgage of his farm in this County, 1226 acres, agreeable to a form which he can shew you and which

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has been concluded on by us, only that your name is to be inserted in place of Mr. Mumford's.

I am your most Obedient servant.