Wm. A Davison to Isaac Hite, June 16, 1837
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the slip, and remain at home. I frequently immagine [sic] the pleasure I should enjoy by being with you a few day's. I am now half inclined to believe that my visits will be less frequent than I anticipated My intention was to have made the Drug business the main chance . I shall now place more faith in the practice, and I think my chance is not below the average, Since last fall several Drug shops have opened and all the old ones have improved and have increased their apartment, more than doubled and buisiness [sic] has fallen off more than half - of course The golden harvest will be limited although the clouds are thick and heavy I anticipate much bright weather soon, Love to all, write soon, Yours Affectionately Wm A. Davison
[postage] 6 [stamped] Winchester VA Jun 21
[to] Isaac F. Hite Rockville [added to left in pencil] Middletown Frederick County Virginia
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