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John C[rocker] Ewer to MVB, 1 November 1815


Since I wrote to you Mancious has taken per persessions of my Land I Expected that you wood remonstrated A Gainst him. Wood not be proper to Settle with Mancious on the la Best tirmes that Can be obtaned he has offred to take $1,5.00 in Lands of the States. I will Give $10.00 twardes the paying the Lot that is five fore hundred Dollars more than Mancious Gave for the Said Lot two the State. I there fore pray that thru your menes that thee Commishenors wood A Gree to Give Mancious the Balance so that I may have my right privilages agan. He has Sued two of the tennants for Cutting timber on the Said Lot wich put my Bisness all in Confusion.

I will pay $5.00 this winter and remander in $100 a year with anuel intrast on the hol till payed. I have Seen Genral Dewtt and he requsted me to write this to you

I am your H S.

John C Ewer

Should Mancious succead he ^wood^ keepe plan ^the^ Land at his sui prise & that will that ruin me Said Lot & Settements is valed at $3000

[in a different hand] 

The Subpoena has not been served on Mr. Mancius. Sheriff Winne kept it in his pocket till within a day or two. I took got a new Subpoena to day, & will positively serve it.

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Source: N-Ar New York State Archives
Collection: Attorney General Papers (N-Ar)
Series: Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)