Letter to Joseph Howell

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Date January 25, 1784
Author Name Thomas Overton (primary) Location: Louisa, Virginia
Recipient Name Joseph Howell (primary) Location: Philidelphia
Summary The gist cannot be deciphered due to the illegibility of the letter.
Document Format Autograph Letter fragment
Document Notes The gist cannot be deciphered due to the illegibility of the letter.
Content Notes Illegible letter
Related Persons/Groups Joseph Howell; Thomas Overton; officers;
Related Places Philidelphia; Louisa, Virginia; Pennsylvania;
Keywords commutation;
Key Phrases [not available]
Transcription From Capt J Overton
25 Jany Recd May 3d, 14
Emlord[?!]
4 from [undecipherable]
--
[Upside down, very faint]
Joseph Howell
Philadelphia
[transcriber's note: view this transcription as a guide, but not a canon.]
Louisa [undecipherable, next 3-4 lines]
to give me respecting my Commutation
& pay for the years Eighty two -
I Must request - in Accordance [Or Account] of your
request [undecipherable] inform Captain Drawn the
Gentleman who hand you [undecipherable]wer at the same
time give me [undecipherable] to [undecipherable] room to
[undecipherable] acquaintance) [undecipherable] William [undecipherable]
or that appointed by the Pensylvania
Derang'd officers to receive their Commutation
[undecipherable] as I have Given Capt D[undecipherable]
for the monies at the same time
informe him wheare he may find Pike
to get my Pay in the Year Eighty Two let
me know my W. [undecipherable] how I get my
land from the State as I would allow [undecipherable]