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Culture:American
Title:letter
Date Made:November 15, 1837
Type:Document
Materials:paper, ink
Place Made:United States; Ohio; Cleveland
Measurements:overall: 15 1/2 in x 9 5/8 in; 39.37 cm x 24.4475 cm
Accession Number:  HD 2010.23.7
Credit Line:Hall and Kate Peterson Fund for Paintings, Prints, Drawings and Photographs

Description:
Letter related to the family of Sanders Ken Grems Nellis (1817-1865). The letter reads: "Cleveland / Nov 15, 1837 / My dear Sir / Our cashier wishes me to ask what you / consider the present standing of Jas [?] H / Leonard of your place. / We hold a note of [?}$2000 en- / dorsed by Jas H [?] and if you consider / it collectable with an idea of sending it for / suit in your courts. / Will you please let me know your opinion / in the matter which will be a favor [?]. / I have no news to communicate. / [?] Our weather holds quite warm [?]yet rather windy [?] Lake & canal free/ We hear / --[?]news for the Whigs from your state, / to the astonishment of all. / yours truly / J Rockwell / [?]Leonard Esq" The outisde reads: "S Leonard Esq [?] / Lowville / Louis Co / NY " stamped "Cleveland Nov 16 / free"; upside down at bottom " james Rockwell / [?]32."

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