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Object Name Letter, Original
Catalog Number 2015.022.00003
Date October 18, 1856
Scope & Content Letter: original letter written by Sam to "Very Dear Brother", from Springdale, dated Oct. 18th, 1856.

Springdale, Oct. 18th 1856
Very Dear Brother,
Yours the 10nst was recd and, I, in return thought it neccary to write. you stated for me to get 15 letter stanyrs, for you out of that money, which Dr. Close, owes you I will get them as soon as possible. (?) some of that money (3,00, as I have already, before stated and will send it up if Father deems proper.

Did you get them books and coat, which father sent up in the oun bus write soon, and tell us, I sent up tono(?) papers corntanty some news of the elections, and I will send some more up in a few days. I am sorry to say that Hamelton Co is gone strong Democratic and Von to Harrison is nowhere and you will perceive that Indiana and Pennsylvania have gone the same way. Write and tell me wether Dew up Vallandingham has got it, up there they say lew has got it by 19 majority is that so, our present news for the Republicans.

I seen John Nakefreld to day (Sunday) at church, he has got two pretty sisters sure as you are, born. Mick got hurt pretty bad the other day, he was riding our colt and Rob hills was riding his horse and they were going very fast when all a sudden the colt stopped and threw mike he then went to get up when the Colt whirled and kicked. him knocking him senseless, he was carried up to Paul Wicks and father went (?) in the buggy after him. it is most nell non.

Bille Cockran is married, he was married on , he married a young lady from above Hamilton, her name was Loewisiar Lence, she is very pretty. Asa Cain has commenced keeping horse he live Harwricks house and it is said he is a yainy to keep a grocery, there J.C.A.A.C. had a ball in our school room Friday night it was the same (?) of are as usual. I was up send me, in Intelegeneer, a Hamilton paper if you can get one. We are all well Mike is alright except his head and Lezze is alright on the goose too,
Send my love to all but keep a share for yourself.

Excuse all errarr for it is badly written is the desire of
Your affectionate brother
enclosed you will find a leter from J. Jarrod.