Letter from Austin A. King, 10 September 1838

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went by his authority or  permission, I am una ble to say,— I am at a  loss to give any advice  about them, If Capt  Pollard or any one for  him will go after them  under a pledge to retu rn them to this place  I will write to you again  The guns belong to the  Government, & they  shall not through any  agency of mine be  taken from you to be  converted & used for  illegal purposes.
I am respectfully
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went by his authority or permission, I am unable to say,— I am at a loss to give any advice about them, If Capt Pollard or any one for him will go after them under a pledge to return them to this place I will write to you again The guns belong to the Government, & they shall not through any agency of mine be taken from you to be converted & used for illegal purposes.
I am respectfully
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