Letter of David Walker, 1740 July 9.
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Sir: Am Very Sorey that my derections for an Order of Counsill was mislay'd do ashore You that I Gave itt Yr. man att Yr. desk in Yr. Office, Understood by Capt: Frances Eppes that itt Could not be found, deser [desire?] Yo [you] will Gitt One Out Pr. ye first Opertunity for wich you may depend On yr. fee, I Lickewis askd for Willm.Thomsons Order, and itt was Not don, which Capt Eppes Inform me it lay [Over?] for to know What County it was in if itt is Not Yitt don or is to Goe Before ye Counsill again he desiers You, ad two hundred Acers mor to ye Order, for which Shall ad to yr fee, mine is for twelve hundred Acers Joyning my One land on ye North Side of Buckskin Creek and Israell Roberson lines and David Williames Decest. lines and Baxter Davises lines and to include all ye land purchised of Capt John Jones, Both thes Orders in Prins George County, yr. Complys. will Very much Oblige Yr. humbl. Servt. David Walker July ye 9: 1740
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