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Title:[Letter] 1838 Jun. 11, Cold Water [to] R.H. McEwen, Nashville, Tennessee / W.B. Robinson : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Robinson, W.B.

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Date: June 11, 1838
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter dated June 11, 1838 from W.B. Robinson to Colonel R. H. McEwen in Nashville, Tennessee. It is a brief letter relating to cotton cultivation and market conditions.
Collection:McEwen Papers

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Cold Water
11th June 1838 Col [Colonel] R H McEwen DSir [Dear Sir]

Your favor of the 26th May came to hand the 4th Inst [instant] with enclosed slip advising me of small advance on cotton and sound condition of the market much of course gave me Great Satisfaction as I have now on Hand the labor of many years hard toil and my all now hangs suspended on the great staple of the South and West

I have twelve Bales Cotton or cotton Receipts to make that amount of Bales and four Bales of my Remaining lot is so badly damaged that I will have to repack the cotton and probably lose one Bale and three Bales not made which will leave me but five Bales to send to Your place which will be started in few days do the best you can with it I will in Your town [added: in] 10 or 15 days

Yours Truly
W.B. Robinson

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Robinsons StoreTn [Tennessee]
11th June WB Robinson PM
Col [Colonel] R H McEwen Nashville Tenn
[added: Col [Colonel] W.B. Robinson recd [received]__15 June 1828]

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