Letter from Calvin A. Warren, 31 August 1841

  • Source Note
Page [1]
image
Aug. 31. 1841
To Revd. Mr. Joseph Smith;
Dear Sir; Agreeably to promise I called on Mr. Morris of in relation to his house of which I have informed your brother the bearer hereof. His asking price has been $3000. for House improvements & the seven acres of Land on which they stand— He has promised me to convey it for $2250.00 in payments as follows;
to wit;— Cash in hand $500.00
" Assumption of his debt to School Comr Marsh 700.00 750.00
" Assumpsit to for debt due on his Lot 150.00
1400.00
" Payable next April 850.00
$2250.00
Your Brother will examine it— Mr Aldrich & Myself think it a good bargain—
& wish to borrow $500 at twelve per cent till spring for emergencies— We are incouraged to believe that sum might be had on good security in your — We offer ourselves and General [Samuel] Leech and as many more as may be thought to give security additional strength— Can you assist by giving a recommendation for the proposed Loan & security?—
Very Respectfully &c—
P.S. I hope to hear that the new is rising rapidly and must go ahead—
[p. [1]]
Aug. 31. 1841
To Revd. Mr. Joseph Smith;
Dear Sir; Agreeably to promise I called on Mr. Morris of in relation to his house of which I have informed your brother the bearer hereof. His asking price has been $3000. for House improvements & the seven acres of Land on which they stand— He has promised me to convey it for $2250.00 in payments as follows;
to wit;— Cash in hand $500.00
" Assumption of his debt to School Comr Marsh 750.00
" Assumpsit to for debt due on his Lot 150.00
1400.00
" Payable next April 850.00
$2250.00
Your Brother will examine it— Mr Aldrich & Myself think it a good bargain—
& wish to borrow $500 at twelve per cent till spring for emergencies— We are incouraged to believe that sum might be had on good security in your — We offer ourselves and General [Samuel] Leech and as many more as may be thought to give security additional strength— Can you assist by giving a recommendation for the proposed Loan & security?—
Very Respectfully &c—
P.S. I hope to hear that the new is rising rapidly and must go ahead—
[p. [1]]
Page [1]