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They reason why I sent you these seven head of negroes before I came on I thought [[though]] before I could get ready these [[esepeneis]] would take them home I gave Jame S an order to meyers for the boy that [[hagan?]] left with him I think it would be well enough for you to get some one to meet him about half way with a good work horse for the two he has is very [[verry]] young [[younge]] and one of them had the distemper I think I sent you seven [[mity?]] heap negroes I could I think I could have sold them here [[hear]] & made a hundred on the head [[hea]] I think though they will sell [[sel]] for a good deal more at home I cant by any [[enny]] more at the same prices I sent you 4 boys one woman with child + one woman with a likely boy all is likely + 6 cheap I think so it is I am in hopes to get a letter from you in a few days or from home I have written [[Riiten]] two letters home a few days ago I am very [[verry]] anxious to get home + will start for home as soon as I can get Ready 

Giles Saunders       
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