Richard Smith letter

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Address: 'Bordeaux River', [France]. To Seth Barton, merchant, Baltimore, [USA]. Gives the terms of a charter party between James Swan & Co and Thomas Harris, on the London Packet (c260 tons), which was to take on a cargo of wines and brandy at Bordeaux, to carry to Baltimore; discusses expenses and asks Barton to take out £400 insurance for him.
Autograph, with signature.


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This letter was among the material originally acquired with MS699