Syd mentions having received another pair of letters from Marjorie. He says that the leaf she enclosed (not included) caused several arguments over which kind of tobacco is was. Syd says that when he got to the part of her letter that explained...
Birth certificates--New York (State)--New York; Slavery--New York (State)--New York
Birth certificate of William, born April 19, 1807, to a 'female slave' belonging to New York City sail maker Peter H. Wendover. Addressed to Thomas Morris Esquire, Clerk of the City and County of New York.