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Title:[Letter] 1822 Apr. 20, Memphis, Tenn[essee, to] James Winchester, Cairo, Tenn[essee] / Anderson B. Carr: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Carr, Anderson B.
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Date: April 20, 1822
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter from Anderson B. Carr to General James Winchester, dated April 20, 1822. Carr writes about buying some property. He discusses his debts. Carr also mentions that he is sending Winchester a panther skin.
Collection:James Winchester Papers
Box:2
Folder:7
Document:sl498
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Memphis April 20th 1822
Dear Sir

When I was last in the upper country I procured the agency of Mr John C McLemore of Nashville to purchase for me a 640 acre tract of land adjoining the place I am now improving, Mr McLemore was successfull [successful] in the negotiation, and purchased the land at a lower price than I expected, but in consequence of [the the] reduction of the price He agreed to make more prompt payments than I had wished him to do, which throws me under the necessity of applying to you for an advance of $ 100. [added: for] which amt. [amount] I have drawn on [added: you] at eight. I have also been under the necessity of assigning to Mr. McLemore Winchester & Cages note of $ 100. 16/100 all of which I am in [unclear: hope ] you can meet without any inconvenience.

Respectfully your friend
& obt ser [obedient servant]
A. [Anderson] B. Carr
Genl [General] James Winchester



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[added: PS [Post Script] Mr Winchester get home a few days ago in good health The panther skin I promised you will be sent up by the Cumberland your bear skin is in tow
A.B.C. [Carr]] [added: Bill and attended to discharged to Saml K Blyle Esqr [Esquire] at may Court 1822 JM]




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[added: Anderson [gap] Carr
20th Apl [April] 1822]

Franklin T [Tennessee]Apl 30th }
Genl James Winchester Cairo Tenn [Tennessee]
[added: politness [politeness]
of M. Banks] [added: answered
5th May 1822]



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