John McConihe, Correspondence
MS 308
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Dear Sir

Yours of the 12th inst is at hand. I have sent for all Warrants unsold and will in 7 or 8 days be able to give you (I hope) a final account of the Warrants. I wrote you in my last that my opinion was, that nomore[sic] warrants could be sold before Spring and few then— that none could be loaned to Settlers that is there is no call for them— but that they could be located on good hands,

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I am fully as anxious as you are to close up this matter and have and still are trying hard to accomplish it. I have sent for all Warrants and shall hold them subject to your order. Keep your pa—tience and wait the slow movements of individuals living in a rail—road—less Country.

As to that Mortgage I hope it is on the road by this time— it is foreclosed and must be produced. I will send you other security soon. Our taxes are due and they are "big."

I have written sev—
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eral times for numbers of Warrants sold, but cannot accomplish it. I appreciate the payment of inerest, and am doing all I can to hurry up matters.

The Democrats have laid out the Republicans in this Territory, but it was hard work.

Regards to all friends Yours