Reuben Aleshire to Joseph P. Aleshire, November 1, 1867
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                          Gallipolis O., Nov 1 1867

    J. P. Aleshire Esq

                       Sir Our  last was of yester-
days date- Yours of 27 and 28th date recieved
covering account on statement. also BfL for
1350 bags shipped on Ida Fulton. The river
is going ^down^ rapidly no wheat Ship[p]ed from
Cincinnati up to this evening- Our Thomas
and Vermillion wheat is coming forward. this
week being unfavorable for thrashing. Long will
communicate next week. Monday
                                  Respectfully
                                         R. Aleshire &Co

              AM Nov 7th 67 [pencil]


“BfL” is an abbreviation for "Bill of Lading"
The "Ida Fulton" was a steamboat.

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Created by Lisle Brown, Curator, Special Collections
2005, Special Collections, Marshall University