Letter from H[enry] J. Bland to John Newton.
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Iowa Hill, Feb 1st 1860 John Newton Esqr. Dear Sir, I fully expected to hear from you this mail, having written to you three months ago giving ample time for an answer but I am doomed to a disappointmentment - perhaps my my letter has miscarried. I am disappointed from the fact I have made a purchase of some land and expected the money due my wife from her father's estate to pay for the same. It appears to me our friends ought to take enough interest in our welfare to assist us in our distant home to that which is justly ours, if on the receipt of this you have not forwarded the money you will be kind enough to so. by getting a draft on a bank in New York. taking at the same time a duplicate and sending them in different letters to my address -