Dear Sir I am sorry you give me an occasion to put pen to paper to remind you of the debt due from you to the estate of Mr. Thos Hornsby decd., I was in hopes every one that was in debt to my unkle, would have taken notice and complyed with my advertisement immediately after his decease, your acct. has been long standing, hope you will not fail to discharge it by the next April court with compliments to Mr. Daingerfield I am Dear Sir Your most obedt. humble servt. Joseph Hornsby. Wmburg Feby 9th 1773 N.B. Batt of your accs. wd. Mr T Hornsby’s este is £32”8”11 Jas: Hornsby.