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Title: [Letter] 1850 Jun. 4, [to] Mr. Adam Fergusson, Nashville, Ten[nessee] / Samuel D. Hughes : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Hughes, Samuel D.

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Date: June 4, 1850
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter written from Samuel D. Hughes to Adam Fergusson, dated June 4, 1850. Hughes asks Fergusson to send him two pistols that he can use to defend himself against a man by the name of Ross, who had earlier threatened Hughes' life.
Collection:Fergusson Papers
Box: IV-G-1 b4

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Nashvill [Nashville] tennessee mr A [Adam] ferguson [Fergusson]

this is the 4 of June 1850 we ar [are] all well at this time my life is at stake and I wat [want] you to to send or fetch me two of the Best pistoles [pistols] that you can git [get] in nashvill Ross came in f the fall and thretend [threatened] to shut [shoot] be me twist [twice] or three times and drew a large hickry [hickory] stick on me and Swore that he would kill me we are dun planten [done planting] corn I believe that I shant [shouldn't] wright [write] any more at this time only that he drew his pistol or started to But he did not quite [unclear: cumet ] do not for git [forget] to Bring them if you pleas [please] Sir

yours and [unclear: soforth ]
Samuel D Hughes

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Mr Adam FergussonNashvilleTen [Tennessee]

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