Letter, Don Carlos Smith to Oliver Granger, 14 February 1841
, Letter, , Hancock Co., IL., to , [, Lake Co., OH], 14 February 1841; handwriting of ; two pages; CHL.
the house finished off & if you could make an arrangement to finish it off in Some of your business arrangements I will be responsible to you and then, I would like to have it rented So that it might be preserved and not go to destruction for the want of repair. I intend, if the Lord will, to occupy it myself one these days, how soon I know not. there are some demand[s] against ma me in which if you could purchase in some of your trades I would see that you had your pay there is one <or two> on ’s Justice Docket one of which the principal, was about sixty dollars; cost &c. &c. will make it near one hundred no doubt; the other was $40.00 for which I was security the note was given by to Van Boskirk & King of : If you could, in your business transactions, settle these notes, or Judgements, I would <will> pay you. There is also one more which never was sued, $40.00 I think is the principal; it was given to Van Boskirk & King of . I think these could all be purchased under price, can you, or will you see to it if I will satisfy you for it? I send you the Times & Seasons regularly. I am, as usual,
P.S. If I will come there with a press & materials <& publish the Times & Seasons in <that place>> what chance will [2 words illegible] [p. ]