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Title:[Letter] 1838 Nov. 22, Dixons Spring, TN [to] J[ames] L. Alexander, Lexington, KY / Unknown : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: November 22, 1838
Extent: 3p
Summary: This is a letter dated November 22 1838, whose author is unclear, addressed to James L. Alexander. The author discusses what has been going on in his or her life while Anderson has been in school.
Collection:Alexander Papers Correspondence

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Dixons Springs Nov [November] 22st 1838
Dear James

I Rcd [Received] your Letter of the 8th Nov [November] I am glad to hear you are pleased with your Bourding [Boarding] and the prospects of the school — there is no particular change since you Left — [unclear: Philpo ] & Cosby am going to Leave here shortly for Texas — They find they cannot do any thing at this place— we have not Rcd— [Received] our goods yet we have heard from [added: them] at Pittsburgh 23th of Oct [October] we expect them in a few days — one of us will go on in the spring and buy a large stock If you want any thing brought on you must Let me know — we will go on in Feb— [February] I have just Returned from Dekalb County I saw Dick Blythe at Alexandria — he Tells me he is doing very well — Archy has backed out from commerce — the society was not as much refined as he would wish — I heard in alexandria he had only one patient he visited him six times and charged him 80 Dols [Dollars]— I have Picked out a [unclear: palace ] for you and [added: Tan] If do not go to Mississippi one in Lancaster the other in Liberty — it has been very sickly in lancaster this summer I was Told a doctor could have made a small fortune at that place this sumer [summer]

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Tell Tan I saw Nep since he left she inquired [added: very ] particular about him — I expect to see [added: her] in a few days he must write me let know what to say to her for him — Dick Blyth sends his respects to you and Tan you must write frequently, Tell Tan he must To me Let me know [added: how] he likes Lexington — give my Respects to old Ben & Miss wells —

yours &&c [et cetera]
[unclear: RP ]

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Dixons Spring Tn [Tennessee] Pay 183/4Nov [November] 22 Mr J. [James] L. Alexander Lexington Ky [Kentucky]

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