Wythe to James Mercer, June 1789
As a chancellor for the Virginia High Court of Chancery,George Wythe asks Chief Justice James Mercer and the other judges of the General Court for their opinion on a law for a case that is before the High Court.
Hon James Mercer, chief justice,
and other judges of the general court
desiring to know your opinion upon a point of law in a case depending before the high court of chancery, i have stated the question for that purpose, and directed the clerk of that court to wait on you with it. i am, with undissembled veneration,
your obedient humble servant
(a) Adams against Currie, with the papers in which mr Tinsley will attend if he be required.