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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1896. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... PART SECOND. SELECTIONS FROM THE LETTERS AND PAPERS OF GENERAL NATHANIEL MASSIE. (For explanations see Appendix A.) Thomas Massie, Jr., to Nathaniel Massie, Jr. April 10th 1786. Dear Brother: --I Have The favourable opportunity of writing by Mr. Perkins And Can Inform you we are in Tolerable Good Health at Present, and Hope These lines will Meet with you in like state of Health, Mr. Perkins Brings you Three pounds from Me And three from your Father, which I lent Him. I Promised to do it when He wrote His letter, I've parted with Some Money since and could not Collect any, or I would send you More; I am in Hopes you Have finnally sold The land you Informed me you had Conditionally sold, before you Came in, if you Have, there is no danger of your suffering, if you Have sold it, or do sell it, before you Come in & its Convenient to you, to bring in two strong work Horses for me, I should Take it exceeding Kind, as they are Very dear in this part of the world, I've nothing new to Inform you of only the Arrival of a line son & the death of Geo. Holland & John Parrish, Geo. Holland Had a Very Hard fight with Jas. Woodson at Goochland Court last & was Very Much Beaten & was taken Very 11l in one or two days & was a Mad Man as long as he lived which was only eleaven days after This Battle, John Parrish droped dead in His New Ground a few days ago. I conclude with being Yrs. in the Greatest Esteem Thos. Massie Jr. N. B. I should be Glad to Hear when you Intend in by the first opportunity. Give my Compliments to Mr. T. Hopkins. T. M. This letter was written in Virginia and addressed to Fayette county, Kentucky.] John Marfan to Nathaniel Massie.. Hanging Forke April 26th 1786. Dear Sir: --I am at this Time Not able to cum over to see you, on the Business that I promised yo...
General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1896 Original Publisher: R. Clarke Co. Subjects: Ohio Legislators Biography