Jackson TN: 1836. Folded folio sheet, ink manuscript on first two pages. Addressed for mailing to Colonel Love in Nashville, with a postmark, "Jackson Ten. Feb. 12." Old folds. Last leaf with a couple of fold splits and seal remnant. Very Good.
"I this day presented to W. William Stoddart your order in my favour on him for the sum of $833.61 dated Nashville Nov. 14th 1835 for payment- which Mr. Stoddart refused to pay saying that the full amount of credits to which he was entitled, had not been allowed him in making up the decree in Chancery Court in which you wee complainant against him, myself & other Defendants... Yours Respectfully | Parry W. Humphreys."
Humphreys [1777-1839] was a Tennessee lawyer, judge, Whig Congressman 1813-1815, and unsuccessful candidate for Governor and U.S. Senator. He was among the original appointees to Tennessee's newly created Superior Court of Law and Equity in 1807.
Charles J. Love, of Nashville was "a close friend and business associate for many years" of Andrew Jackson. He "helped supervise the preparation of the contract" for the rebuilding of the Hermitage. "Jackson had called him in to participate in the negotiations and arrangements over the restoration" [Remini, 3 Andrew Jackson pages188-189. Johns Hopkins Press 1984.]. Item #37500