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Note The Goods you sent to me by the Bristol
Captain Young were damaged owing to injudicious
Packers the most considerable loss happened by
means of a leaky jug of turpentine oil spoiling
all the Articles, which were packed in the same
Hogshead

Gentlemen

I herein inclose the first Bill of Mrs Anne Tasker's
Exchange addressed to Messrs William & James
Anderson merchants in London, for 150£ sterling
which Draft be pleased have presented for
payment and when it shall be satisfied credit
my account accordingly I am, Gentlemen
Your Most humble servant
Robert Carter

To Edward Hunt
& Son Esquire
Merchants in London

November 30th
1769

Gentlemen

Pray cause to be made for me the following
wearing apparel & forward them by any op
portunity either sailing to James, York, or
Rappahnoc Rivers when the Cloths are
shipped signify to me in a Letter the name
of the Ship & Captain & inclose a Bill of
Loading therein

a french Frock, Wastecoat & two pair of Breeches
of superfine pompadour colooured Cloth
the Coat & Wastecoat to be lined with a very
good blue silk shag, & trimed with double
golded mettal Buttons

an undress summer Coat without lineing, of pale
blue Cloath, of th very thinest sort
two Wastecoats & 2 pair Breeches, to weare
with th Coat, & to be made of some
manufacture that may be worn after
washing (Note)
Spunge all the Cloth The Wasteband &
seat of my former Breeches were enlarged
before I could wear them I am. Gentlemen
Robert Carter

To Messrs Tetley, Finn & Hobson
Taylors in King Street St James's

see above