Reuben Aleshire to Joseph P. Aleshire, 8 October 1867
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 GallipolisO., Oct 8th 1867

  Jo. P. Aleshire Esq.
                    Winona
                                           Sir. Your favor of
2nd inst. __ wrote you yesterday Saying would
send you some funds to day. Therefore find
enclosed find check $2000oo on New York.
have 1000 sacks ready on wharf for you.
The Pine Grove due this morning. Not yet
arrived- Must be a ground on 8 mile-
Your 2000 Bu wheat at $1.70 and 5cts com
= $1.75 is good stock- we hope you have
bought double that amount pervious to the
advance. We notice wheat in Lacrossse quoted
at $1.60 and in Winona at same date $1.70
how would Grants place Troumpalo do. or
could you not find some cheaper wheat some
-where than Winona. Fulton the place you speak
of Shipping by Ara of is I believe above the
Rapids. if below don't ship that way- the risk
is too great- Trust you have started no wheat
yet as it will cost on storage in cinti.
river lower than at any time this season_
                                          R. Aleshire &Co.
 


 

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