AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FROM JOSEPH HOPKINSON, DATED NOVEMBER 13, 1811, TO JOHN SERGEANT, ESQ.: DEAR SIR| TO PREVENT ANY FUTURE MISUNDERSTANDING, IT MAY BE WELL TO SAY EXPLICITLY, THAT THE AGREEMENT JUST MADE TO ENTER A VERDICT FOR THE PLAINTIFF IN THE CASE OF CLATON & DUNHAM VS. GEO. SMITH, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES, SHALL ONLY BE CONSIDERED TO BE IN LIEU OF THE FIRST TRIAL MENTIONED IN THE CONSOLIDATION AGREEMENT, AND TO DEPRIVE THE DEFENDANT OF ANY RIGHT TO A SECOND TRIAL UNDER THAT AGREEMENT, BUT IN NO OTHER WAY TO PREJUDICE HIM.| JOS. HOPKINSON| NOV. 13, 1811| SERGEANT ESQ. [On verso: JOHN SERGEANT, ESQ.]

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