John Daingerfield to Nelson Barksdale, with Barksdale’s Note

Dr Sir

In consequence of the Death of Mrs Mary Daingerfield it is wished the property held by her in right of Dower should be divided on the 12th Instant of next month at which time I would thank you to permit Willis & Warner to come down as their presents presence will be necessary. they shall be sent back and any reasonable allowance made for such loss of time as may be thereby occasioned—

with Respect I am yr most Obt
Jno Daingerfield

[Notation by Barksdale:]

Willis & Warner was absent. Eleven days each in complyance to the within request

N Barksdale
RC (ViU: PP); dateline beneath signature; at head of text: “Mr Nelson Barksdale.”
John Daingerfield
Nelson Barksdale
Date Range
February 26, 1818