Letterbook 2

  • Source Note
  • Historical Introduction
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ediately interested, and if the change of the name to , should not be acceptable, it can on application be again restored to that of . I received a letter from Malcolm McGregor Esq. Postmaster at a few days ago, in which he urges the necessity of having the mail carried twice a week, between and “”, and expresses the opinion that the additional expenses would not exceed one hundred and fifty dollars, as the mail is carried on horseback— I have brought the subject before the proper Department as requested by Mr. McGregor. and hope to be able to succeed; altho the Post office Department owing to pecuniary embarrassments is not in a situation to extend facilities at the present time. Please present my respects <​to​> Mr. Smith, and accept for yourself my kindest regards—
Very Respectfully &c
Judge [p. 136]
ediately interested, and if the change of the name to , should not be acceptable, it can on application be again restored to that of . I received a letter from Malcolm McGregor Esq. Postmaster at a few days ago, in which he urges the necessity of having the mail carried twice a week, between and “”, and expresses the opinion that the additional expenses would not exceed one hundred and fifty dollars, as the mail is carried on horseback— I have brought the subject before the proper Department as requested by Mr. McGregor. and hope to be able to succeed; altho the Post office Department owing to pecuniary embarrassments is not in a situation to extend facilities at the present time. Please present my respects to Mr. Smith, and accept for yourself my kindest regards—
Very Respectfully &c
Judge [p. 136]
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