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Date: 1855 August 10
Item: Letter
To: Laura Jackson Arnold
From: Thomas J. Jackson
Place: [West] Virginia
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Uncle Alfred's
August 10th 1855

My Dear Sister,

The object of this note is to state that I was prevented from going on the Hall place. But I learned that she there are 637 1/2 acres to be sold on the 20th of this month. This land is composed of the Hall place, the School Croft place & the Thorpe place, none of which I wish to purchase. It is estimated that it will go at from three to five thousand dollars & is by all regarded as valuable property.

As my eyes continue weak you must excuse this brief letter. Wirt sends his love & thanks for the articles of clothing and says that he wants you to write to him, that he has only received that one short note from you though he has written several letters. Uncle's family are in usual health.

Your affectionate brother,
Thomas


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