Letter from Erastus Derby, 9 October 1843

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There is a man on the boat that has come with us to See what She can do that wants to charter the half of her if he can to run in the Azoo River in the State of Louiseannah and is very anxicous to get hold of her but Brother Joseph if you want to get your money out of this boat you must get it in different hands that is certain but I Supose you know how that is as well as I do I have kept an acurate acount of Every thing since I come on this boat and shall till removed I must close as are a landing at Naples I have wrote this in great hast[e] with the boat joytin [jolting] as hard as it well can
I remain your true friend
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There is a man on the boat that has come with us to See what She can do that wants to charter the half of her if he can to run in the Azoo River in the State of Louiseannah and is very anxicous to get hold of her but Brother Joseph if you want to get your money out of this boat you must get it in different hands that is certain but I Supose you know how that is as well as I do I have kept an acurate acount of Every thing since I come on this boat and shall till removed I must close as are a landing at Naples I have wrote this in great haste with the boat joytin [jolting] as hard as it well can
I remain your true friend
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