Letter from William Smith, 5 August 1841

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I want to sell one lot to get some  money to by me a piece of land that  lies Joining my tavern stand in  & now is the time to by it before  the People rase an the land in that part  if you say I may have the Lot write  me the Price of the lot when you write  so I may know what to ask for it. Plas [Please]  tell me what number of lots remain  unsold nere the or not far off  Send me the number of two or three  or more the distance & cour course from  the & price & I will try & sell  them for you & get the money for you &  Bring to you this I can do from some  bretherin that cant leave <(the East)> for  for two y under two or three years that is  if the lots are not to high say from  three to four hundred Dollars Each  state your lowest Price Send the No of  some four or five lots <state> the distance from  the & the course & &. if <you> will do this  I can Bring you holm some money  this fall, My helth at Present is not  good from access of labour I have ben trouble  with a Pain in my Bresst for som time  & what it will amout to I cant tell give my  Respects to & & finaly all
Yours in the Bonds of the Covenent
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I want to sell one lot to get some money to by me a piece of land that lies Joining my tavern stand in & now is the time to by it before the People rase an the land in that part if you say I may have the Lot write me the Price of the lot when you write so I may know what to ask for it. Plas [Please] tell me what number of lots remain unsold nere the or not far off Send me the number of two or three or more the distance & course from the & price & I will try & sell them for you & get the money for you & Bring to you this I can do from some bretherin that cant leave (the East) for under two or three years that is if the lots are not to high say from three to four hundred Dollars Each state your lowest Price Send the No of some four or five lots state the distance from the & the course & &. if you will do this I can Bring you holm some money this fall, My helth at Present is not good from access of labour I have ben trouble with a Pain in my Bresst for som time & what it will amout to I cant tell give my Respects to & & finaly all
Yours in the Bonds of the Covenent
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