Letter from Horace Hotchkiss, 1 April 1840

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me by informing me at your earliest opportunity
The price of the balance in the tract near  , including an average proportion of  timber, and an average proportion of prarie,  will be, I should think 4 50/100 dollars per acre.  None of the prairie, alone has been sold less  than 3 dollars, and some at 3 and a half, and  I am co[n]fident that four and a half dollars is for  timber and prarie is verry low, and espicially  as a credit except for a small amount would  be extended to the purchasers— The other tract  is nearly all prarie, but the finest selection of  that region— It is probably worth three and a  half dollars pr. acre— As my paper is out I  have only room to request my respects, presented  to all friends at
I beg you to tell the editor of the Times  and Seasons that as soon as my health allows  me to go to the Bank, I shall send them $10,
Your Obt. Servt.
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me by informing me at your earliest opportunity
The price of the balance in the tract near , including an average proportion of timber, and an average proportion of prarie, will be, I should think 4 50/100 dollars per acre. None of the prairie, alone has been sold less than 3 dollars, and some at 3 and a half, and I am confident that four and a half dollars for timber and prarie is verry low, and espicially as a credit except for a small amount would be extended to the purchasers— The other tract is nearly all prarie, but the finest selection of that region— It is probably worth three and a half dollars pr. acre— As my paper is out I have only room to request my respects, presented to all friends at
I beg you to tell the editor of the Times and Seasons that as soon as my health allows me to go to the Bank, I shall send them $10,
Your Obt. Servt.
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