[Letter] 1846 Dec. 7, New Market, Tennessee [to] Messieurs Thornton / James L. Long : a machine readable transcription of an image
Long, James L.
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December 7, 1846
This is a letter from James L. Long to Messieurs Thornton regarding a medicine he is recommending called Doctor Baring's Lung Syrup of Naphtha.
New Market Decmr [December] 7 1846 Messieurs Thornton Gentlemen_
Since my visit at your place a few evenings since I feel, concerned in regard to your health and therefore take the liberty of recommending to y'r [your] use a medicine in, which I have much faith & think if you will procure it you will derive much benifit [benefit] from its use. Doctrs [Doctor] Baring's Lung Syrup of [unclear: Naphtha ] a certain care for asthma & consumption,
As health is to be prefered to all else I hope you will not delay in procuring the above article & useing [using] it_ If you cannot get it in Knoxville _ Write immediately to our house & they will take pleasure in getting it for you__ I will give you directions where it can be had in Baltimore so in case you write you can direct them where to get it.
This article is an English remedy & comes highly recommended, don't neglect it procure it as soon as possible & write me as soon as you have used it and, let me Know if you derive any benifit from it__
Hopefully soon to hear of your entire recovery
I am with, much respect your friend
Jas [James] L Long
[added: "address in Balt [Baltimore]" Mr Moore- Book seller & agent for Barings Lung Syrup of Naphtha No 114 Baltimore Street]