Letter from Calvin A. Warren, 31 August 1841

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Aug. 31. 1841
To Revd. Mr. Joseph Smith,
Dear Sir; Agreeably to promise I called on  Mr. Morris of in relation to his house  of which I have informed your brother the  bearer hereof. His asking price has been $3000.  for House improvements & the seven acres of  Land on which they stand— He has promised  me to convey it for $2250.00 in payments as  follows;
to wit;—Cash in hand$500.00
"Assumption of his  debt to School Comr Marsh700.00750.00
"Assumpsit to Mr Aldrich  for debt due on his Lot150.00
1400.00
"Payable next April850.00
$2250.00
Your Brother will examine it— Mr Aldrich  & Myself think it a good bargain—
& wish to borrow  $500 at twelve per cent till spring for  emergencies— We are incouraged to be lieve that sum might be had on good  security in your — We offer ourselves  and General Leech and as many more  as may be thought to give security ad ditional strength— Can you assist  by giving a recommendation for the  proposed Loan & security?—
Very Respectfully &c—
P.S. I hope to hear that the new   is rising rapidly and must go  ahead—
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Aug. 31. 1841
To Revd. Mr. Joseph Smith,
Dear Sir; Agreeably to promise I called on Mr. Morris of in relation to his house of which I have informed your brother the bearer hereof. His asking price has been $3000. for House improvements & the seven acres of Land on which they stand— He has promised me to convey it for $2250.00 in payments as follows;
to wit;—Cash in hand$500.00
"Assumption of his debt to School Comr Marsh750.00
"Assumpsit to Mr Aldrich for debt due on his Lot150.00
1400.00
"Payable next April850.00
$2250.00
Your Brother will examine it— Mr Aldrich & Myself think it a good bargain—
& wish to borrow $500 at twelve per cent till spring for emergencies— We are incouraged to believe that sum might be had on good security in your — We offer ourselves and General Leech and as many more as may be thought to give security additional strength— Can you assist by giving a recommendation for the proposed Loan & security?—
Very Respectfully &c—
P.S. I hope to hear that the new is rising rapidly and must go ahead—
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