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Charles Carroll of Carrollton was a wealthy Maryland planter and the last signer of the Declaration of Independence to die. This letter, concerning an outstanding debt owed to him, was written 3 years before his death at age 95.
Baltimore 2d April 1829 Dear Sir In your letter of the 28th Janry you promised to inclose a check for $388.22 on one of the banks in this city [?] of the first Monies which you expected soon to receive The Interest was due the [?] of last December. I think it high time you promises were complied with at the expired one of four months from the time it became due. Yours with respect Dear Sir yr most hum. servant Ch. Carroll of Carrollton
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Baltimore, 02 April 1829, 1829, banking, interest, Charles Carroll, Carrollton, debt
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Carroll, Charles III, of Carrollton, "Letter from Charles Carroll of Carrollton concerning outstanding debt owed him. 1829." (1829). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 166.
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