W-MCP4-6.166 MSSRS. MCQUESTEN & CO. from business associates Fairchild & [Harper?]
Sep 6 1837
To: Mssrs. McQuesten & Co., Brockport, Monroe County, New York, [U.S.A.]
From: Ogdensburgh, New York, [U.S.A.]
Mrfs. [Mssrs. McQuesten & Co.]
Your fav' [favor] of 2 inst. is just rec'd [sic]. We wrote Messrs. Backus Seymour & Co. on the 30th the reason why the Iron has not been shipd [sic]. Before we will send the Iron by first Boat that goes to Hamilton it will have to be sent by Boats touching at the entrance into Ports & may be subjected to Entry before itz [sic] arrival at Hamilton, we regret very much that the delay in this businefs [sic] has taken place, we trust however that it will arrive in time, your future orders will be more promptly attended to should you make them.
Resp. your [?]
Fairchild & [Harper?]