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E. S. Askew, To Father [Zephaniah Askew], 17 December 1877

This letter describes the delivery of the KALULA to its new home on the Pamlico River.

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To: Mr. Zephaniah Askew, Harrellsville, Hertford Co., N. C.

Form 36.

Southern Express Company,

Express Forwarders,

Plymouth Dec 17th 1877

Dear Father

I have just returned from Bath or Washington where I carried the Str Kalula I got back this morning we had quite a nice trip over there with the exception of a little windy through the sounds, She is sold and delivered- I have got to go up to Windsor tonight and help Dick untill [until] Christmas- I will be up home

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next week, say about Wednesday nigh [night]- I hope you are making arrangment [arrangments] to come down here next year- Tell mamie she will have to keep her turkeys untill [until] after Christmas- The market seems to be glutted now your son.

E. S. Askew

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Citation: E. S. Askew to Father [Zephaniah Askew], December 17, 1877, Plymouth, NC, Askew Family Papers.
Location: East Carolina Manuscript Collection, Manuscripts and Rare Books, Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858 USA
Call Number:Askew Family Papers, #298.1.b   Display Collection Guide

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