Monday night Sptr 17th 1860

Gen-l Wm A Blount
I am now on your
Plantation an in charge of your
bussness the reason I have not
Ritten to you Soner I wours
Sick a bead when I receve
your letter with the agur an fever
I Settle with Jones as soon as
I receive your letter an he left
I have bin over your farm to
day I find your corn very in diffrnt
I dont think you will make
over two thirds of a crop of corn
your cotton is farrieder than
it wours last year but I dont
think it is So ful of boles
I Shal comence Picking in a few
days = I have just finish strip
ing fodder to day ther will
be 50 Stax ther has not bin eny
hay s an no grass fit four
to cut = I have had the white
corn halled down to the mill
in the year = an will be reddy
to comence as soon as mr myers
Sends me word I Shal have to
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Bey a new corn Sheller mr myers
Sent a new wheal over hear
an it wont fit So I will carry
the wheel back an git anew
Sheller – ther has bin a consider=
able of Sickness hear but they
ar all on the mend except
little clarissa the Doccttor wours over
to Sea her to day an Says She
is quite Sick – I will man age
an carry on your beis ness the best
I can four your comfort an
well fir = my famley is all well
and Sends ther respects to you

Thos G Harding

September 17, 1860


Residence (County): 
Beaufort County, NC


Major General


From State: 
North Carolina
From County: 


To Note: 
Not listed

Transcription/Proofing Info

Michael Ellis
Transcription Date: 
February, 2011
Proof Date: 

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