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Turpin, Philip: Petition, Richmond City

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leave to recommend to you as a worthy friend of mine. He takes out with him an assortment of goods, but his chief business in Virginia is concerning an estate left [illegible] yours [illegible] by a deceased uncle. Should it be in your power to render him any service in this affair I shall esteem it a particular favour. If there is any thing I can do for you in England let me know & I shall attend to it with pleasure. I am Dr Sir Your Friend & Hble Servt John Harris

Dr. P. Turpin

Dr. P. Turpin (suppos'd to be) in or near Richmond Virginia