Letter from Patrick Henry (back)

Title

Letter from Patrick Henry (back)

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Col. Meredith ---
You know very well Sir that I did interest myself
very much in Anderson’s Affair agt. [against] you & that I did not attend -
constantly at the Council Board as a Lawyer, but attended
to serve in that case. You must recollect you promis
-ed me a large Fee for the extra Trouble & in case Mr. Anderson
should fail in his Designs to ruin yr. [your] Character. Now you
must know the £12- is far short of what you gave me
a right to expect. I have left that Blank on my Books.
I am sir
Yr. obedient servant
P. Henry

Creator

Patrick Henry

Source

Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections

Contributor

Gift of Mr. James N. Boyd '58 and Mr. J. P. McGuire Boyd '64.

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Language

English

Provenance

Hampden-Sydney College Archives & Special Collections
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Citation

Patrick Henry , “Letter from Patrick Henry (back),” Hampden-Sydney College Digital Repository, accessed July 15, 2024, https://dams.hsc.edu/items/show/3345.