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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Letter from Bromfield Ridley to John Williams
Ridley, Bromfield
September 28, 1772
Volume 09, Page 342

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Letter from Bromfield Ridley to Col. John Williams.

28th Septr 1772.

Dr Sir,

My Horse is not yet got Home, I am very doubtful that he is stolen, but in the mean time examine Bowling strictly relative to him; the Fellow perhaps may have been scoundrel enough to conceal him upon a supposition that he shou'd get a reward. I think it wou'd be necessary to advertise him, you can describe him as well as I can, his brand is T in this Form, either on the near or off Buttock, shod before. Pray Sir, Advertise him in Town as well as in the Country & speak to some Gentleman in Town to take proper care of him if he shou'd be heard of. I shall expect you down the Day after Tomorrow.

I am Dr Sir Yr very Hble Servt