Letter to Aaron Hugh Vaughan, Esq., South Boston, VA from H[oward] W[elton] Cobsy, Houston, VA.
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[imprinted letterhead] H. W. Cosby, Genl Manager. Banister Brick Co. Common Building, Red Press and Buff Brick Always on hand and furnished the shipping trade on short notice Houston, VA Jany 19/12
A. H. Vaughan Esq So Boston Va Dear Sir Yrs just received & I will quote Hudson the brick this evgs [evenings] mail. Thank you for sending the information. We must try & get more for brick if we can, from this on. I enclose you a brief statement of account of Co, from which you can see how things stand. I have my itemized report ready & I would be glad if you wd [would] come up & spend the day and look into every thing. - We must meet here & finish up that incorporation shortly or lose what we have paid out for it so far. I will see Watkins and advise you what day. I will try and come down Mon or Tuesday. I have an order for brick from Meherrin but at a low price. Yours Truly H. W. Cosby