Reuben Aleshire to Joseph P. Aleshire, 2 May 1870
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                            Gallipolis, O., May 2nd 1870
Jos. P. Aleshire
                   Greensburg Ind
                                          D Sir
                                        we have
all had on hard old day= This is
now but Monday evening and yet
our Joh[n']s Book shows 170 Bhls and
over 11000 # Flou r =  we have the
best start ever yet had= Business
is good [?] are making some money
as we go along = On this day
deposit is Cin[cinna]ti 1st Nat Bk
    Check JNT&Co        $  62.60
         "     M.K. &Co       235.00
         "     R. Waller Com 613.68    $91178
we will probably make no fur-
ther depostis until after you
come home now as you will
be here ere long= Heaton & 2 cars & Stock
man's one the first got here & part ground
up=  will return by Fleetwood tomorrow
as directed by you=               R A. & Co


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