Letter to Horace Hotchkiss, 25 August 1841

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Nearly enough of real estate (in the hands of the ) to liquidate the amt. due  you, my having been compelled to return, in consequence of ill heal[t]h,  expecting that the would have the matter arranged long before  this. Therefore so soon as we learn the particulars from  we will take such measures, as will most likely meet your approval, We  have learned that has been partially blind, which may be  the reason why the business has not been arranged as stipulated between  you and them. as, he, was to remain, with a view to accomplish that  object, after my returned.— I will now give you an account  of some recent deaths that have taken place here, My Brother  , . and one of my s,  together with many other valuable citizens— In fact we  are in the midst of death—
yours
JS—
 
 
Esqr
New Haven
Con.
 
25
[Stamped postmark]  Ill
AUG  23
 
J. Smith letter [p. [4]]
Nearly enough of real estate (in the hands of the ) to liquidate the amt. due you, my having been compelled to return, in consequence of ill health, expecting that the would have the matter arranged long before this. Therefore so soon as we learn the particulars from we will take such measures, as will most likely meet your approval, We have learned that has been partially blind, which may be the reason why the business has not been arranged as stipulated between you and them. as, he, was to remain, with a view to accomplish that object, after my returned.— I will now give you an account of some recent deaths that have taken place here, My Brother , . and one of my s, together with many other valuable citizens— In fact we are in the midst of death—
yours
JS—
 
 
Esqr
New Haven
Con.
 
25
[Stamped postmark] Ill
AUG 23
 
J. Smith letter [p. [4]]
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