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I should have been very glad in deed to of got a letter from you, to hear what the times ware in Ky. I think you could right in time for me to get it before I leave - for I think it may be the last of you before I start for holm.
You may rest asured I will do all I can to lay ante hour money to the best advantage, & I am not shure that it would not be as well to by boys as any thing I could get them home quicker and for less expence than any other discription you may expect to hear from me again in a few days. I have nothing of importance to say / the 2 Sanderses are hear. That is Isaac is with me and Giles is at this time gone down to his brothers some 40 miles below. I will go down the country if I do not find times better here in 10 days. The joiless say there will be a greate many in by the first or 10th of the month you will pleas serve my famaly word as soon as you get an opportunity tell them to not look for me before the 15th or 20th of Febr[-]
Yours truly
T. Heatherly

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W.C. Taylor
Richmond
Ky
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