Appendix M: John Van Lew & Company
RICHMOND, Augt 20 1821.
Received of john van-lew & co. in good order and condition, One Barrell Nails and One Mahogany Plank which I promise to deliver in like good order, to A S Brockenbrough at Charlottesville paying me four Shillings & Sixpence per Hundred for mahony & fifty cents for nails
Dear Sir Richmond 20 augt 1821
Above we hand you a receipt for 1 Barrell nails & mahogny which was left by the waggon brought to us by Mr. Speck which Loaded this morning and has the following articles
9 Kegs white Lead
1 Cask Oil
1 Keg Paints
1 Keg Hardware & 2 paper Bundles
with 6 Casks Nails and for which he gave no receipt. we Shall send all the eight 8 In locks & Bolts written for by the next conveyance, there is no Bar Copper to be had in this place, we have sent no Bill of the mahogony Mr. Poore being absent and the young man did not Know the Price Your obt Sts
John Van Lew & C
ADS/ALS, ViU:PP, 2p, with docket "Waggonage to P. Coiner pd. Augt 20 '21 7.66½ & 2.36."