concerning which you will act your pleasure or or convenien[c]e. I would rather it should be forwarded by the brethren, or some private conveyance, than risque it in the Post office, &c
I remain yours in the N. C.
omitted all but the business Part.—
JS to Edward Hunter • 5 January 1842
Copy of a letter to Mr ,
West Nantmeal, Chester Co. Pa.
January 5, 1842
I wrote you on the 21 ultimo. in reply to yours of the 27th of oct. 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 , & forwarded to the clerks office for seal of state, to be sent from there direct to you, The goods are accepted & will be applied according to your
I have purchased 90 acres of woodland a little up the river; 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 21st ult which I hope you have received ere this.
I am happy that it is my privilige to say to you that the Large new building which I had commenced when you were here, is now completed, & the doors are open this day for the sale of goods for the first time. The foundation of the building is somewhat spacious (as you will doubtless recollect) for a country store, the principal part of which, the [p. 222]