Letter from John Leake to Robert W. Leake regarding family matters and business affairs. John wrote of an impending visit from their mother, but also stated that he "would not have the pleasure of accompanying..." her. John Leake also expressed dismay that recent events had confirmed their suspicions of impending conflict between America and Great Britain.
August 16 1774
Leake, John G.
New York State Archives, New York State Engineer and Surveyor. Records of Surveys and Maps of State Lands, 1686-1892. Series A4016-77, Volume 7, Folder 131, Item e.
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