January 5[th] 1842
you on the 21 ultimo, in
reply to yours
of the 27[th]
of october, but lest by any means
the letter should fail to reach you I will recapitulate
very briefly some important items therein contained,
The power of Attorney was duly executed by . & forwareded to the clerks office for seal of state. to be sent. from thence direct to you.
The Goods are accepted and <will be> applied according to you request,
I have purchased 90 acres of woodland, a little up the ; have made proposals to . but am yet waiting his answer, from his eastern correspondent.
Steam Engines & mills of any description will do well here, the more of such things you can bring, the better.— for particulars on the foregoing I would refer you to my letter of the 21. ult which I hope you have received ere this—
I am happy that it is my privilige to say to you that the large . which I had commenced when you were here, is now completed, and the doors are opened this day. for the sale of goods for the first time. The foundations of the building is somewhat spacio[u]s, (as you will doubtless recollect,) for a country store, The principal part of [p. ]