Moore, David (fl. 1782) to Mary Cox
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.412.14 Author/Creator: Moore, David (fl. 1782) Place Written: Dumfries, Virginia Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 26 December 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 33 x 20 cm.
Travel to Baltimore disrupted by "the enemy." His boat was forced to return to Petersburg because the British controlled "the bay." Is informed that a ship bound for France carrying her nephew was lost, and hopes she has heard from him. Has directed Captain Skinner, a travelling companion, to stay at her house as a favor.
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