One page letter about Brooke's business difficulties in selling tobacco and recent bankruptcies in the area. He writes to acknowledge two receipts of Norton's and regrets that he cannot pay his debts currently as his tobacco is not selling. In lieu of current payment, he sent an amount of his tobacco. He also writes that he hopes his economic prospects will improve and he will pay his debt back.
Letter by Charles Carter, Ludlow Farm, to Edmund Pendleton 23 August 1783. Concerns the sale of lands belonging to Carter's grandfather Robert "King" Carter, to pay off Charles Carter's debts to the estate of John Robinson being administered by Pendleton.
Letter from G.W. Berlin, Harrisonburg, Virginia, to Griel, Atla and Company, Philadelphia about the collection of a claim against the C.H. Sprinkel and Co., and uncertainty of being able to collect the debt due to present laws.
Two page letter from Amelia Court House, Virginia regarding the need for a loan in order to pay for debts. Tinsley does not go into great detail as to why he has fallen on such hard times except to blame the war for his embarrassing situation. He also informs his recipient that he cannot put up any sort of collateral against his loan except his honor.
Letter from Samuel Henley, St. Paul's [Courtyard] to Mr. Johnson about a debt owed to Johnson and asks for latest [?] edition of Pitt's Virgil published by Dodsley. Undated.
Letter to Joseph Mayo in response to a letter to her husband. Mary Hollark writes that her husband was in New Orleans and therefore had not received Joseph's letter about a bond debt coming due.
Letters and legal documents, circa 1920s, of Lloyd Carter of Baltimore, Maryland. Letters primarily concern various relationships between Carter and a number of women. There is also a letter written to Carter asking for repayment on money lent to him. Legal documents are primarily insurance policies and other related material.