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Letter from Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, 23 November 1841

Letter from Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, 23 November 1841

Quincy. Nov: 23rd. 1841.
Genl. Joseph Smith
Dear Sir
Messrs [James] Halsted, [Richard] Haines & Co.  of New York, have placed in our hands for  collection, two promissory notes, signed by yourself  and thirty one other individuals, both of said notes  dated Kirtland, Sept 1st. 1837, one for $2323.66  and the other for $2395.57 cents.
Not wishing to give you unnecessary trouble in the  premises, we have thought proper to advise you  that the notes were in our hands, and to ask, when  it will suit your convenience to make payment?
If part of the demand could be paid us now,  and the residue secured upon real Estate, we  would take the [r]esponsibility of giving a reasonable  extension of time
We are Sir. very Respectfully  your friends
[Orville] Browning & [Nehemiah] Bushnell
P. S. Will you oblige us by an answer at your  earliest convenience
B. & B [p. [1]]
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Orville Browning and Nehemiah Bushnell, Letter, Quincy, IL, to JS, Nauvoo, IL, 23 Nov. 1841; unidentified handwriting; one page; Newel K. Whitney Papers, BYU.

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