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Title:[Letter] 1813 Oct. 20, North Carolina, Sampson Co[unty] [to] Mr. Henry King, Davidson Co[unty] Tennessee / J[ames] M[oore] King : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:King, James Moore

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Date: October 20, 1813
Extent: 3 p
Summary:This document is a letter from James Moore King to his brother Henry King in Davidson County, Tennessee, dated October 20, 1813. He is conveying that he cannot send money at the time, and offering his regards for a future visit.
Collection:James Moore King Papers Correspondence 1813, 1815-1817

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FromCol. J.M. King, 1813from North Carolina
Mr. Henry King State of Tennessee Davidson Co .
[added: Dance at Joseph Moore's ]

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North carolina, Sampson Co [County] Oct. [October] 20, [added: 1813]
Dear Brother[added:
misc. calculations

This opportunity affordes [affords] me the pleasure of writing to you, but unfortunately I have to state to you that it is imposable [impossible] to colect [collect] money at this time to send to you, either if it was posable [possible] to colect; there is no opportunity that I know off [of] to send it, I havent received a cent sence [since] here been. If Uncle Hay's will supply you with money and other conveniencies [conveniences] I wish you to come on as soon as you pleas. [please] You can inform Bennet Blackman that it is imposible to colect money here at present, and if Mr. Bierd assists for the payment when due; for him to make out as well as posible to satisfy him; if I can; I will send some money to him betwen [between] now and Christmass [Christmas].

I have wrote to Mr. Butlar and Mother and informed them the particulars of my journey, you must refer to them for the information

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I have spent my time very agreeable since my arrival here, I have had that honour [honor] of being in some of the finest ladies companees [companies] that are in those partes [parts]; there I was at a small party at Joseph Moore's last Thursday evening, there was but seven or eight of each sect [set]; we danced untill [until] brake [break] there was scearse [scarce] one that close there [their] eyes for sleap [sleep]. Nothing more particular to inform you your relation [added: & friends] are all well

I remain in perfect health and your loving Brother,
J.M. [James Moore] King
[added: N.B. [Note Bene] Here I shall add my complements to all my relation and friends particular to Mr. Porter you may tell him that I shall write to him in a few day without fail. ]

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