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Title: [Letter] 1844 Nov. 28 [to] Mrs. [Sally Bedinger] Hamilton / Jno [i.e., John] P Freeman: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Freeman, John P.

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Date: November 28, 1844
Extent: 1p
Summary:This is a letter from John P. Freeman to Sally Bedinger Hamilton dated November 28, 1844. Freeman writes how upset everyone is because Henry Clay lost his campaign for the presidency to Polk, but he is at least relieved that Logan County, KY voted for Clay. He also inquires about a possible land purchase from Hamilton.
Collection:Orr Collection IV-J-2

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Dear Mrs. Hamilton 28th Nov 1844

we are all well as it regards our common health but many of us are politically Sick indeed Since we have heard of Mr Clay s defeat it has been one of the most unexpected events to us perticularly [particularly] in this Section that ever happined [happened] though we try to bear it with as much fortitude as we can we have one thing that comforts us that is that kentucky done her duty and perticularly Logan County She gave a majority for Clay of about one thousand & thirty odd we are clear of the political Sin if a Sin it be

Mr Lockheart Kenneda has Sold out his land in missouri and come back to this country he wants to purchace [purchase] a small place in this Section he requested me to know of you what would be the least you would take for your place one third paid down the balance in two anual [annual] payments

the neighbours [neighbors] are all well

give our best respects to mr House and mary and the balance of your children tell mr House I think it be [unclear: give ] to be time for him to write to me and for him to do So, we should be very glad to See you indeed Come over Soon

write to me Imedeately [Immediately] mine & Deborahs best respects to you

Jno [John] P Freeman

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