Lemuel Kingsbury to MVB, 15 May 1815
15th. May 1815
I rec'd your Letter of the 9th. of May Respecting the prosecution against me in behalf of the People for a demand for Land lying in the Town of Sullivan. The sum due and now demanded as you informed me is $229.00 Exclusive of Cost, which Money must be paid but I Request to be indulgd untill the first of July where I will meet the demand and Cost. I will pay the Sheriffs fees. I have enterd. special Bail in the suit if Sir the Business can be dispensed with untill the first of July next without further Cost the Subscriber Requests every consistant indulgence as the Suit was unexpected it meets me unprepard.
With Esteem Sir
I am your Obdt. Servt.