Transcript of letter from Daniel McGillivray to William Panton, April 24, 1797 (2 pages)

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Transcript of letter from Daniel McGillivray to William Panton, April 24, 1797 (2 pages)
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(1797) 17 letters (multiple letters from Daniel McGillivray and one concerning piracy near St. Augustine)
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English
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McGillivray, Daniel
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Folder: (1797) 17 letters (multiple letters from Daniel McGillivray and one concerning piracy near St. Augustine)

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University of Florida
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Cruzat Papers
1797, April 24
MCGillivray to Panton
A.L.S. 3 p.

Little Tallesses aprile 24t. 1797

Dear Sir

I received your letter of the 13th march a few days V
r 1
ago on the receipt of which I went to Sam Mumac and read

the contents concerning your horse Deerlegs whom I saw in

his possession & riding of him I only told him his master

wou'd be glade to see his horse and get him again he Sam.

made me ho replie 1r Chreistie's horse is at George Smiths

his hirelg bot him of [an Ijndian on the Pensacola path

last Winter I have told George Smith to take the horse

from him by positive orders written to TVm .haicks a Vago-

bond that has him, so that I am in hopes to get him, also,

for his hwner I had a letter lately from our friend Mr

Forbes who recommended a young man to me from Cumberland

a Mr Macklin who has been sent by G1 Robeson after horses

stole last winter by these Indians he has meet with poor

encouragement as yet Mr Forbes writes me he was on his way
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to New Orleans & woud be soon at Pensacola / the day before

yesterday I received your oblidging favour dated the 8th'

of April with a bill of the articles sent. My being un-

well I cannot answer your letter as I would wish.

The White LL is now on.his Way to pay you his debt, he

says the ki has. made a mistake in his Acoo ts he says the

accots does not answer to his satisfaction and wishes you

to rectify the mistakes & make him sensible of the Error,








he says & thought he had Enough to pay but on the Return.

made him there is a mistake of 300 it is not you he blames

but the Clarks he hopes as he going to you himself the matter

will be settled to his satisfaction--on paying old debt a

poor red man is always in want and expects to get something

to swap with his people therefore I shall want ps strouds

10 London duffels 10 141 pint Duffels 2 pS Callicoe, 1 pS /

rimals 12 pS Binding 30 yards white plains 30 yds oznabrigs

Beeds of different sorts 2 papers paint 1 doz small Cattpus .e&. --
6 pr sisars, 25 powder 1 bag bullets 6 whit ruffled white

shirts 6 check shirts 1 pS cotten stripes 8 bags salt 20 pr
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earbobs-- / 20 silver [br]oaches [ilo kegs Taffia 1 pr sil-

ver arm Bands-1 paper Needles, being the Sumer season the

Above I think sufficient his

Witness D. MCGy C Broadhouse The White Lt

Mark

Your friend t .e White Lt is a man of a sort do the best

you can with him he is an old man hard to please being unwell

conclude

Dear Sir Yours With Truth

Dan1 YCGillivray


[Endorsement]


To

William Panton Esqr

at Pensacola-----


White Lieutenant

of the Ockfuskies

24th April 1797

Exeote 1st May 97


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