Robert Carter writes to his attorney, Major John Holloway, January 9, 1728, to send him a copy of Edmund Jenings's bond for a debt Holloway is attempting to collect.
It is high time for you to have a Copy of Colonel
Jennings's bond I now Send it Enclosed how to raise the Interest I dont
well know I beleive I shall hardly be paid the money till the 25th of Apl.
next and then it will be 9 Years Since the Date which at Semple
Interest makes the Debt Three hundred Eighty five pounds at
Compound Interest four hundred Twenty two pounds Seven
Shillings and three pence half penny you know it is my desire to
have nothing but money. Good Negroes are the next Specie to it
you have bin very diligent and kind all along in this Affair
and I make no doubt your Continuance so to the End of it I hear-
tily wish you all Imaginable felicity and am with great