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Title:[Letter] 1840 May 10, House of Rep[resentatives, Washington D. C.] [to] A. Fergusson, Carthage, Tennessee / H. S. Turney : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Turney, H. S.

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Date: May 10, 1840
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from H. S. Turney to Adam Fergusson, dated May 10, 1840. Turney is updating Fergusson on the progress of some bills being put through Congress.
Collection:Fergusson Papers
Box:IV-G-1 b5

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House of Reps. [Representatives] May the 10th 1840 -
Dear Sir

I this morning received yours of the 1st of this month, and in answer thereto have the honor to State that the two bills mentioned by you have passed the Senate and are now in the house but neither of them have as yet been acted on by the house if they or either of them should pass I will send you a copy or copies -

I will with pleasure forward you some documents such as you desire, I hope in future you will have a representative from your destrict [district] that will give diseminate [disseminate] in the destrict such documents as will afford to the people the truth and as well as correct principles -

I am Sir verry rispectfully [respectfully] &c [and etcetera]
H. S. Turney
A [Adam] Fergusson

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Ten [Tennessee]H. S. Turney
A. Fergusson ESqr [Esquire] Carthage Tennessee .

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