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Title: [Letter] 1841 Dec. 8, Bolivar? [to] Col[onel] Joseph Brown, Cave Spring, Maury County, Tenn[essee] / J[ospeh] Porter Brown : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Brown, Joseph Porter

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Date: December 8, 1841
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter dated December 8, 1841 to Colonel Joseph Brown from his son Joseph Porter Brown. His son relates a few details of a trip he and his family are on.
Collection:Joseph Brown Papers

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Bolivar Decr [December] 8th 1841
Dear Fafther [Father]

I have this morning arived [arrived] in Bolivar for Breckfast [Breakfast] we have had no bad luck since we left except with Bill he fainted and fell in the [unclear: Borouch ] & Broke one of our shafts but not so bad as to detain us. he got hung on a stump which give him a considerable [unclear: jar ] & scare which caused him to hapen [happen] to the accident & going up & hill a few minutes afterwards fainted

Jane & the children are all well so far we will be detained here an our [hour] to take Some letter notions from [unclear: Maj ] Bills to the Doctors family — — I shal [shall] write to you again from Randolph . provided I am [unclear: spard ]

Yours affectionately
J [James] Porter Brown

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Col [Colonel] Joseph Brown PM Cave Spring Maury Count Tenn [Tennessee]
[added: Jos. P. Brown
from Bollivar]

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