Letter from Abraham Jonas, 21 March 1843

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thr[ough]out the contest— for which I shall always be grateful— now whenever the people received any news from — favorable to them— in regard to this County matter— they fired their canon to plauge the people out in this section of the County— The organization of this new depends— on the people electing County officers— on the 1st. Monday in april— they have determined not to organize— nor elect officers— consequently the law will be inoperative— and the folks after all will be defeated— and our boys are anxious to retaliate— on the 1st Monday in april by giving the boys a salute in return for that which have been by the folks— if you will therefore loan us one of your Cannon we will take good care of it— and return it safe and <​in​> good order— an immediate reply will greatly oblige—
Your friend and Well wisher
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throughout the contest— for which I shall always be grateful— now whenever the people received any news from — favorable to them— in regard to this County matter— they fired their canon to plauge the people out in this section of the County— The organization of this new depends— on the people electing County officers— on the 1st. Monday in april— they have determined not to organize— nor elect officers— consequently the law will be inoperative— and the folks after all will be defeated— and our boys are anxious to retaliate— on the 1st Monday in april by giving the boys a salute in return for that which have been by the folks— if you will therefore loan us one of your Cannon we will take good care of it— and return it safe and in good order— an immediate reply will greatly oblige—
Your friend and Well wisher
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