he would trust me until January, but m ust then have his pay as the payments
for the goods become due at that time. I told him that I know not from
whence the money wou ld come and I could not promise it so soon.
But in a few weeks after I unexpectedly obtained the money to buy a cloak and
applyed imm ediately to for one and told him that I had the cash to
pay for it, but he said that the materials for cloaks were all sold and that
he could not accommodately me, and I will here
venture a guess that he has not realized the cash for one cloak pattern.
A few weeks after this I called on
again and told him that I wan ted cloth for some shirts
to the amount of 4 or 5 Dollars I told him that I would pay him in
the spring and sooner if I
me let me have it not long after, my school was
established and some of the hands who laboured on the attended and wished to pay me at the
for their tuition.— I called at the to see if any nego[ti]ation could be made and they take me off where I owed them, but no
such negotiation could be made. These
with some other circumstances of like char acter called forth the following.
In the first place I gave the committee $275 in cash besides some more and
during the last season have traveled thro the Middle and Eastern states to
suport and uphold the and in so doing have reduced my self to nothing in a pecuniary
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