Stonewall Jackson Papers. 1855 November 13

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Date: 1855 November 13
Item: Letter
To: Laura Jackson Arnold
From: Thomas J. Jackson
Place: Lexington, Virginia
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Lexington Va.
Nov. 13th 1855 as he was going West to buy land, and gave his note payable in two months. So your....

-pects be applied as I originally designed. He wrote to me that he could get two hundred dollars for his bargain and if so will have done well by the purchase and sale of it again. I don't know what to do about him. I told him at the time that I made the proposition not to accept of it unless he felt it would be to his interest, and I wrote in reply to his letter expressing the advantages that Indiana offered, that if he was dissatisfied with our engagement not to consider himself bound by it.

Cousin Hardin Neale it appears is really consumptive.

Remember me very affectionately to all the family and very kindly to all inquiring relatives & friends.

Your affectionate brother

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