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Title:[Letter] 1840 Jul. 16, Fountain Head, Tennessee [to] Adam Fergusson, Carthage, Tennessee / David Bradley : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Bradley, David

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Date: July 16, 1840
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from David Bradley to Adam Fergusson, dated July 16, 1840. Bradley writes that he has received the money that Fergusson sent him. He writes that he will not need to borrow any more unless his business is hindered, which he predicts would occur if elections produced a Whig government.
Collection:Fergusson Papers
Box: IV-G-1 b2

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Fountain Head Tennessee July 16th 1840
Dear Sir

after Some neglect I adress [address] you thes [these] lines in which I will Say your letter of the 21st ult. [ultimo] came Safe to hand with the inclosed five Dollar bill and feel greatful [grateful] to you for your highminded and honourable [honorable] conduct to me and I think I will not trouble you any more unle in money matters unless the Whigs Should elect Gen [General] Harrison and get the Government So Deranged that I am not able to get along with my business in which avent [event] I may make another call on your generosity

My family is in common health our crops in this Section of Cuntry [Country] is promising but there has been a great many oats lost and damaged with the winds and wet weather though I have Seved [Saved] my crop of oats very well for the Season I would like See you in person at Galatin [Gallatin] on the 15th of August at the Whig Festival

Respectfully yours &c [etcetera]
David Bradley
Adam Feurgason [Fergusson] Esqr [Esquire] Carthage Tennessee

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Fountain Head Ten [Tennessee]July 17thMr Adam Feurgason EsqrCarthage Tennessee
[added: Per Mail]

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