Reuben Aleshire to Joseph P. Aleshire, 23 October 1867
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             Gallipolis, O., Oct 23 1867

Mr. Jo . P. Aleshire
                  Winona Minn
                                Dr Sir
                                    Enclosed
we hand you Dr[a]ft on New York
One Thousand dollars-- Jno N. T. &C
write us stating some of your
wheat has arrived & C. B. had
stored same.  R.A.still unable
to attend to business regularly though
he comes down to the mill once
or twice during the day- He bought
Long wheat to day about 400
bushels @ $2.60 - we pay Fr[eigh]t
will cost about 65 -- H.M. Onderdonk
is going to contest the election of Jour
Republican State [illegible] found ille-
gal votes - Negroes -  In turn the Repub-
licans contest the election of Heborn
(D.B.) & Tipton (Dem). sheriff -- "you tickle
me & I'll tickle you and [we] both laugh"--
                                Yours Truly
                                     R. Aleshire & Co.
Yours 11th recd
 


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