Mrs Martha Custis New Kent County York River Virginia p th Supply Capn Denins (Docket) Cary & Company Lettr
ALS, Custis Papers, ViHi.
London Novr, 1757
We wrote thee p. the Rialto via Bristol Inclosing a duplicate of ours p. the Montgomerie. Thyne of the 20 of Augt is come safe to hand & we are heartily sorry for the loss of our Friend - The King of Prussia is safe arrived at Portsmouth & is Daily expect'd up with Convoy. no endeavours of ours shall be wanting to make the most of the 20 hhds Tobacco, thereby to merit a continuance of thy Consignments. As we wrote fully p. the Montgomerie relative to yr affair with Dunbar, have now only to say that we will strictly watch their proceedings & from time to time advise thee thereof as also of anything thy Solliciter may see necessary for thee to do & all the satisfaction that we shall desire is a continuance of a least a part of the Estates Tobacco & if we render as good Sales as the other Merchants do we hope thee (& whoever else may be concerned in the management of the Estate) will favor us with a considerable part of the Estates Tobacco, & that by ye Baltimore we shall partake of the Consignments We are with Esteem
Thy Assured Friends J Hanbury & Co
To Martha Custis York River (Address) To Martha Custis York River Virginia p the Beaver