Letter from David S. Hollister, 26 and 28 June 1844
, Letter, Wilmington, New Castle Co., DE, and , Philadelphia Co., PA, to JS, , Hancock Co., IL, 26 and 28 June 1844; handwriting of ; dockets in handwriting of and unidentified scribe; three pages; JS Collection, CHL.
Wilmington June 26th 1844
My last letter being written under rather unpleasent 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 sucsess 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 thier 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 delegates 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. ]