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Title:[Letter] 1844 Dec. 26 Carthage [TN] [to] A[dam] Fergusson / G. G. Brookshier : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Brookshier, G. G.

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Date: December 26, 1844
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter to Adam Fergusson from G. G. Brookshier, dated December 26, 1844. Brookshier writes that he missed seeing Fergusson at his home. He is leaving soon for Alabama and wants to be paid for some work he has done.
Collection:Fergusson Papers
Box: IV-G-1 b2

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Carthage December 26th 1844Mr Fergeson [Fergusson] Esqr [Esquire]

I visited this place with the expecttation [expectation] of seeing you and failing to do so I have thought proper to Leave you theese [these] few Lines

conserning [concerning] them flags I still hope that shortly I shall be compensated for my Labour [Labor] as the time of my departure is near. to see our cause Gloriously Triumphant, is enough to stimulate you to gave all our Democratic friends a call for ther [their] small mite [might] and preserve me these pressing times to demmocracy [democracy] I cleave for aid the whigs done nothing for me but almost Looked upon me with contempt I Lost my Labour down on the Samson and Lyon. and I do Trust I Shall not Loose on my own side will you please be prepared for me on next Sight as I do expect to Leave for Ala [Alabama] Soon

Inventory five Dollars for all my Labour

yours Respectfully
G. G. Brookshier

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Mr A [Adam] Fergeson [Fergusson] EsqrCarthage

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