Robert Roath, letter, to Eleazar Wheelock, 1765 May 30

ms-number765330.3

doi
10.1349/ddlp.1198

abstractRoath writes to ask for help in securing money owed to him by Occom.

handwritingHandwriting is slanted and and somewhat looping though mostly clear and legible.

paperSmall square sheet is in good condition, with light staining, creasing and wear.

inkDark black-brown.

noteworthyThe money owed by Occom is also mentioned in manuscript number 764572. The person mentioned on line nine has not been tagged because his name is illegible.

Modernized Version Deletions removed; additions added in; modern spelling and capitalization added; unfamiliar abbreviations expanded.

Mr. Wheelock Sir.
this is to inform you that I am in gReat want of my wages for my Labour which I Did on Mr. Occoms house which I Did in framing of it and if you can help me To It quick I should Be very gLad for I am In great want of money just now and If you are ComIng Down to norwich quick If you Dont see me you may leave It at Mr. Joseph [illegible][guess: Traces] In the Town the sum is Thirty five shillings —£1=14S=0d—
Robert Roath
Roath's account of work on Mr. Occom's house
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