Letter from Reuben McBride, 3 January 1842

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but I expect there testimony enough to prove he sold it for fear  of your debt against him he will do nothing here not willingly he says  you can take the property there and get your pay he has a great many  to council him and to make him believe you mean to strip him of  every thing to fullfil the Prophesy you made concerning him in  your Letter to him that Letter has made a great Stir here you may Hope — not they think I am sent to take his property to follfil it
I sued him on a [illegible] Small note I had in favor of  he offers to p $30, or stand trial it is adjourned till 24 March 1842  on his making oath he wanted Dr Harvy Tate for a witness
I wish you to tell Br about it and tell him the  Situation of it If you cannot get your pay there the quicker  you let me no [know] the better I will go a head with it just as far as you  think best your House and Lot I think can be rented for  about $30— or 35 a yr Br Burgess says he does not want it it is  larger than he wants he will not want to pay that much for it Mr.   Wants to get a house he has no small children he would use it  will he wants to Board Students that go to the Seminary to School  and school his own children Do with it as you think best
 
I do not know What would give but I think he  would $35 Dollars I think Sister Burges said they did not calcu late to live in it another season any how sayed it was alto geather to Larg for their family I thought I would mention  it then do as you are a mind Write and let me know  about what to do with Br More and all the news there  a it makes a great stir here but I Will do whatevr you  and Br Joseph thinks best any how let them rage
No more at present
Br Joseph Br Christopher Dixon will  take the papers if you are a mind to send them to him  and turn 2 Dollars on the money I had of him for the tax  also Ira Oviatt will pay $1— for six months if you think  best Boath Live in
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but I expect there testimony enough to prove he sold it for fear of your debt against him he will do nothing here not willingly he says you can take the property there and get your pay he has a great many to council him and to make him believe you mean to strip him of every thing to fullfil the Prophesy you made concerning him in your Letter to him that Letter has made a great Stir here you may Hope— not they think I am sent to take his property to follfil it
I sued him on a Small note I had in favor of he offers to p $30, or stand trial it is adjourned till 24 March 1842 on his making oath he wanted Dr Harvy Tate for a witness
I wish you to tell Br about it and tell him the Situation of it If you cannot get your pay there the quicker you let me no [know] the better I will go a head with it just as far as you think best your House and Lot I think can be rented for about $30— or 35 a yr Br Burgess says he does not want it it is larger than he wants he will not want to pay that much for it Mr. Wants to get a house he has no small children he would use it will he wants to Board Students that go to the Seminary to School and school his own children Do with it as you think best
 
I do not know What would give but I think he would $35 Dollars I think Sister Burges said they did not calculate to live in it another season any how sayed it was altogeather to Larg for their family I thought I would mention it then do as you are a mind Write and let me know about what to do with Br More and all the news there it makes a great stir here but I Will do whatevr you and Br Joseph thinks best any how let them rage
No more at present
Br Joseph Br Christopher Dixon will take the papers if you are a mind to send them to him and turn 2 Dollars on the money I had of him for the tax also Ira Oviatt will pay $1— for six months if you think best Boath Live in
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