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Title:[Letter] 1834 Jan. 26, Rural Rest [to] Major Sims / Ja[mes] M[oore] King : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:King, James Moore

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Date: January 26, 1834
Extent: 1p
Summary:This is a one page letter dated January 26, 1834 from James Moore King to Major Sims. The subject of the letter is the preparation of a dinner for the volunteer soldiers.
Collection:James Moore King Papers Correspondence, 1834

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Rural Rest
26th Jany [January] 1834 Majr [Major] Sims

In going to town yesterday their [there] was but fiew [few] pursons [persons] from the country in I soon discovered their was no arraingement [arrangement] making for a dinner their , [added: for the vollntears [volunteers]] I herd [heard] it said by some they understood their was a dinner going to give a dinner at Midleton [Middleton]

As they appear to be no preparation for a dinner in murfreesboro , I think it would be well , to make your arraingements and have one at some convinent [convenient] plaice [place] in that section of the county If you go in for it, and I find out when you have a meting [meeting] I will endeavour to attend , but at all events you may count on my being a subscriber and will be very apt to be at the dinner

I think it highly important that we [added: show] the token of gratitude in the receptiol [reception] of our Brave Patriotick [Patriotic] and suffering Soaldiers [Soldiers], by inviting them to the festival boar partake with us at the festival board , where we can congratilat [congratulate] them for their Patriotism vallor [valor] and their return to their friend & county If it takes plaice rite [write] me

Yours Resspectfuly [Respectfully]
Ja M [James Moore] King

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