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Title:[Letter] 1836 Apr. 23 [to] Charles F. Welcker / Richard Grantham : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Grantham, Richard

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Date: April 23, 1836
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated April 23, 1836 to Charles F. Welcker from Richard Grantham regarding a buying trip for goods such as bacon and flour.
Collection:Welker Papers
Box:MS-12, b2
Folder:Jan-April 1836

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RogersvilleApril 23[added: th].1836
Mr. Welcker

I am now waiting on some water to float me off. I will have about three hundred Dollars worth of Bacon & flour with 4 tubs of Crout [kraut] and will be on as soon as I can between 25 & 30 Barrels of flour this I bot [bought] on credit with interest from date there will be at least 25000 lbs Bacon on at the same time I [unclear: Course ] and it will be good. Know the prices of that article and in the south and meet me at Gunters & be prepared to buy all we can for those that's coming is Hagan & Spears and they will be anxious to sell and think there will be a bargain to be had. All is well we have a fine daughter & call her [added: now] Margariet. Penelope a butiful [beautiful] Chile 4 week old tomorrow

Give our respects to Mrs. Welcker & accept of them yourself
Richard Grantham

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Mr Charles F. Welcker Talladega Ala [Alabama] .
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