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S. Ross to E. DeCamp 1832

I received a letter some little time since from your brother in Ohio.... S. Ross to E. DeCamp 1832


Westfield Aug 28th 1832
Mr. & Mrs. E. D'Camp

Dr. Sir

I received a letter some little time since from your brother in Ohio by which he informed me that he had received the deed I sent him to be executed for the sale of his part of the land to your brothers that as soon as he received it he immediately set out with his wife to go before a Judge of the Superior Court to have the acknowledgement taken.

The Judge was then attending a curcuit court 60 miles from where your brother lived & as he arrived the Judge had left the place to hold a court at another place still further off he returned home having ascertained the time the Judge would be at home when he intends to have the deed executed and will forward it to me immediately.

I wish you would be so good as to inform your brother that I expect the deed soon and will call on them immediately after receiving it & shall be glad that they will be prepared to fulfill the contract I hope they will make the necessary preparation so that no further delay will take place

Yours respectfully S.Rofs [Ross] (double ss is written to look like fs.)

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E-mail: HISTMOM@aol.com Notes: Letter: .....written after the death of their father to sell the land. How different getting anywhere in those days by horse back or carriage.

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