James W. Widderfield to Arthur S. Brockenbrough

Dear Sir

From a duty a owe to my [. . .] family I am sorry again to trouble you respecting undertaking work at the University: The Prices offered in my former proposals was done by the advice of my friends: and as I am out of employment at this time & wishing to be employed I have considered of my first proposals and am now willing to undertake a part of the work, at the price which may be offered by any other undertaker of respectibility and whom you may place confidence in as a workman, in case you should be good enough, to give me work, I shall endeavor to please and execute it in a workmanlike manner

Yours Respectfully
James Widderfield
RC (ViU: PP); addressed: “Capt AS Brokenbroug”; endorsed by Brockenbrough: “Widderfield Js Carpenters work.”
James W. Widderfield
Arthur S. Brockenbrough
Date Range
April 3, 1821