ike that at the top, and through the text four oblique lines in ink have been drawn.
The writer speaks as having been informed by his father of a bill of £ 100, remitted through Mr. Hall to James Hancox of Birmingham, which he fears lost or delayed, as it had not been heard of so late as 4th April (no year given), and asks for information concerning it, and concludes by saying his brother and sister join him in respects to you, Mrs. Hall, and the rest of our Medford friends.
Subscribed James H. Wells.
There is another letter from William Wells to Benjamin Hall, Sr., dated Brattleboro, May 3, 1802, in which he thanks his friend for past business favors which he says have been conducted to his entire satisfaction, and that he has given his son William, in Boston, power of attorney to receive interest as it becomes due at the Union Bank, as he is not willing to longer trouble Mr. Hall with this trifling concern.
He asks assistance for his son, in the way of advice, should he need it