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Catalog Number 2015.02.0014
Object Name Letter
Date 1826
Title 1826 April 8 Preston Brown to David C. Humphreys
Scope & Content Letter from Preston W. Brown (Louisville, KY) to David C. Humphreys (Frankfort, KY). Brown writes of financial transactions, and asks Humphreys to add money to his account at the Bank of Kentucky.

[Transcription]

Louisville 8 April 1826

Dear David

I put your letter into Mr. Nelson's own hand. He told me to let him show it to Harper. I did so and left town for a week. I again called and was told that $5.00 was ready. This being Sunday
I did not receive. I will place the note in Mr. J. Thomas' hand who will receive it tomorrow. They tell me that you will receive the whole of your money in one week. - I leave this for Mississippi at [page torn] o'clock this evening. Mr. Thomas will obey your orders as to [three words illegible]. He deposits what ever they pay in the bank to your credit. Mr. Worthington informs me that he will draw on you or me for some money the amt. not recollected as [page torn] his letter to my brother. I have some money in the Bank of Keny. Will you be so good as to add to that sum as much as will [illegible] in the Draft & I will repay you with interest & many thanks. - I hear frequently from my sister & Betsy. They will come up in the Washington which left there 3 days ago. - We are all well love to all

Yours
P. W. Brown

JB has the power to check for me.

[Return Address]
P. W. Brown
Louisville
8 April 1826

[Address Block]
Dr. David C. Humphreys
Frankfort
Keny
Mail

[Postmark]
Louis K April 9

[Archivist note]
Letter from P.W. Brown to D. C. Humphreys
People Preston W. Brown
David Carlisle Humphreys
John Brown
Search Terms Bank of Kentucky
Bank Notes
Louisville, KY
Frankfort, KY
Mississippi