William H. Beatty to Isaac Hite, October 29, 1835
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Middletown Va. Baltimore 29 October 1835 Mr. Isaac F Hite
D Sir Previous to receipt your favor under date 21 Inst., we had made Sale of part of your Flour a $6. having held on to see what would be the supply coming to market after seeding. The quantity being much larger than was reported; resulted in a decline in the market with no prospect of an immediate advance Agreeably to your instructions we have closed the entire reserved, and hand you enclosed [illegible] sales, and [illegible] [illegible]; Balance to your Credit this day $196.03 We likewise enclose Bill 12¾ Tons plaster forwarded this day to Rail Road care Wager & OByrns; the purchased was the remainder of a cargo, which did not weigh out more, is the reason your order is not filled entire; If you desire the quantity to be increased please order a further purchase Respectfully W H Beatty & Co