William B. Phillips to Arthur S. Brockenbrough

Dear Sr,

You will be so good as to send the draft you promised me yesterday by Washington, you will please send me one for at least five hundred dollars, if you cannot let me have more, that [. . .] sum with what I Expect to collect will Probable pay off my negrow hire, your compliance will much oblige yr obt sert

WB Phillips
RC (ViU: PP); on a slip of paper; dateline at foot of text; at head of text: “Capt A. S. Brokenbrough. P. U of Va.”; endorsed by Alexander Garrett: “Wm B Philipspd 6th Jany 1821 $500”; and in Brokenbrough’s hand: “W. B Phillips$500–Jany 6. 1821.”
William B. Phillips
Arthur S. Brockenbrough
Date Range
January 6, 1821