Letter from David S. Hollister, 26 June 1844

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Wilmington June 26th 1844
Dear Brother
My last letter being written under rather unpleasant feelings produced by a Series of Disappointments, you may have deemed <me> disheartend: this however was not the case tho I admit I was not a little chagrined at the little success we met with in Baltimore Since that time I have ben travelling in Maryland and Delaware prepareing the way So far as my feeble efforts could do, for the national convention of the 13 July I am not advised of what our friends have done in the other States except & I can therefore form no opinion of the extent of their Exertions or the delegation which may be present on that occasion I Shall be in Baltimore in a few days and take it upon myself to prepare a place for the holding of the convention and through the city papers call a meeting of the delgates who may arive the evening before to make other arangements unless I am previously aware of other provisions having ben made
As soon as the convention is over I shall leave for unless in the mean time I am advised to the contra In which case I Shall hold myself in readiness to stay or go or do to the utmost of [p. [1]]
Wilmington June 26th 1844
Dear Brother
My last letter being written under rather unpleasant feelings produced by a Series of Disappointments, you may have deemed me disheartend: this however was not the case tho I admit I was not a little chagrined at the little success we met with in Baltimore Since that time I have ben travelling in Maryland and Delaware prepareing the way So far as my feeble efforts could do, for the national convention of the 13 July I am not advised of what our friends have done in the other States except & I can therefore form no opinion of the extent of their Exertions or the delegation which may be present on that occasion I Shall be in Baltimore in a few days and take it upon myself to prepare a place for the holding of the convention and through the city papers call a meeting of the delgates who may arive the evening before to make other arangements unless I am previously aware of other provisions having ben made
As soon as the convention is over I shall leave for unless in the mean time I am advised to the contra In which case I Shall hold myself in readiness to stay or go or do to the utmost of [p. [1]]
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