Letter to Richard M. Young, 9 February 1843

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City of Feby 9th. 1843
Dear Sir/
I have this day received your favor of the 17th. Ult, covering one from John C. Walsh and barely State in this that I shall despatch a messenger immediately to to deposit the $500 in the hands of Genl. Leach according to your instructions; but seeing that I had little time to lose I concluded to send this day <by> the first mail to inform you of my intentions. My next in which I shall enclose Gen. Leach’s receipt together with my obligations will be mailed at and may be expected three days after you receive this.
I shall not be able to obtain s name as security, he being at this time several hundred miles North of , and is not expected back untill spring. I can however obtain the signature of Mr. late from Penn. who owns about 20 thousand dollars worth of property in this vicinity and probably as much more in the East which I presume will be entirely satisfactory to Mr Walsh instead of , ’s name will be on the obligations.
When you receive this you may expect the other three days later. All the difference will be the time required to go from here to & do the business Some time ago a Petition signed by the principal inhabitants of this , praying the Post Master General to remove the present and apoint another in his stead was put into the hands of Esqr. of with a request that he would hand it to you about the time you left for . We have not yet heard anything wether handed it to you or neglected so to do, but we feel extremely anxious to learn something on the subject as the Citizens generally are suffering severely from the impositions & dishonest conduct of [p. [1]]
City of Feby 9th. 1843
Dear Sir/
I have this day received your favor of the 17th. Ult, covering one from John C. Walsh and barely State in this that I shall despatch a messenger immediately to to deposit the $500 in the hands of Genl. Leach according to your instructions; but seeing that I had little time to lose I concluded to send this by the first mail to inform you of my intentions. My next in which I shall enclose Gen. Leach’s receipt together with my obligations will be mailed at and may be expected three days after you receive this.
I shall not be able to obtain s name as security, he being at this time several hundred miles North of , and is not expected back untill spring. I can however obtain the signature of Mr. late from Penn. who owns about 20 thousand dollars worth of property in this vicinity and probably as much more in the East which I presume will be entirely satisfactory to Mr Walsh instead of , ’s name will be on the obligations.
When you receive this you may expect the other three days later. All the difference will be the time required to go from here to & do the business Some time ago a Petition signed by the principal inhabitants of this , praying the Post Master General to remove the present and apoint another in his stead was put into the hands of Esqr. of with a request that he would hand it to you about the time you left for . We have not yet heard anything wether handed it to you or neglected so to do, but we feel extremely anxious to learn something on the subject as the Citizens generally are suffering severely from the impositions & dishonest conduct of [p. [1]]
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