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Letters [series]:
From A.B. Clemons, D,G,W,P. (Palmyra N.Y.) to John F. Graham, G.W.P. (Geneva N.Y.). (1)
Discusses the growth of the Wayne Division of the Sons of Temperance and current activities of both the Wayne and Palmyra groups.

From Hiram Schur, M.P. (Port Gibson N.Y.) to John F. Graham G.W.P. (Geneva N.Y.). (2)
Asks for information concerning a Sons of Temperance member whose position in the local government required him to rule on granting liquor licenses. Brother James Halladay Esq. has been charged with violating his obligation since he granted a license.

A Prohibition leaflet stating "The Saloon Must Go" copyright W. Brown. (3)

From A.B. Lucing (Philipsville N.Y.) to John F. Graham (Geneva N.Y.). (4)
Letter discusses whether it is amenable to the Sons of Temperance Constitution that a member be granted a license to retail liquor.

From H. Boynton and J.A. Murry with a post script from J. Smith (Red Creek N.Y. to Rev. P.A. Murry (Geneva N.Y.). (5)
Describes a revival in Red Creek lasting 3-4 weeks where the authors have labored with the assistance of Bros. Tonisley and C. Smith.

From Jno. H. Redington (Auburn N.Y.) to Jedediah Burchard (Evangelist) (Springfield, Windsor Co., Vermont) (6)
Redington encourages Burchard to be a true Christian, talks about Burchard's wife, and requests prayers for "a serious student of theology and a true minister," i.e. himself.

From ____ Armitage (Jefferson) to John F. Graham G.W.P. (Geneva) (7)
Concerns an application to the Grand Temple at N.Y. City for the charter of a temple to be located in Jefferson and called "Salubrin Temple." The author requests that Graham write a letter of recommendation. He reports that two divisions have been formed from his: one at Townsend's settlement, one at Reading Centre. Another is to be formed at Burdette.

From Alvah Nash (Havanah N.Y.) to Dr. John F. Graham (Geneva N.Y.). (8)
The brothers have been directed to sing those tunes at the opening and closing initiation which are in the book. They protest and argue that they should have the privilege of singing what they see fit. Please advise.

From Alvah Nash to John F. Graham (Geneva N.Y.). (9)
Inquires whether the brothers may withdraw without permission or may send in their card. Past D.D.S.P.S. B. Denton has done the latter.

From G.H. Crane (Clarkson Village) to J.F. Graham (Geneva N.Y.). (10)
Application for a division, proceedings of the organization of a division, and a fee of $6.00, Gives a list of officers. He talks of the high cost of supporting temperance work and wishes he had more support so he could attend the Grand Division Meeting next month.

From William Gibson, Attorney (Lyons N.Y.) to Francis Bloodgood, Esq., Clerk of the Superior Court of N.Y. (Albany). (11)
Requests a court hearing in Ja. for his client, John Clofs, vs. Henry Garlock.

From William Sipin (Gibson?), Attorney (Lyons N.Y.) to Francis Bloodgood, Esq. Clerk of the Superior Court (Albany). (12)
Requests that a notice for argument on demurrer for William Hough be placed on the dockett. From W.J. Hough re. May Je 1822, Dec. 16, 1822.

From Mrs. Elizabeth Hawkins (South Windsor, Broome Co., N.Y.) to W.J. Hough (N.P.). (13)
A family letter with a poem "to Mother" at the end.

From Lafayette Craw (South Butler N.Y.) to Mesrs. Hubbal & Curran (Utica N.Y.). (14)
This letter requests a large list of items desired for purchase and requests a bill for past purchases. (Talks of stock for a store paid for with kips (undressed hides).

From Chas. W. Torrey (Walworth N.Y.) to Mr. E.B. Walsworth, Union College, Schenectady N.Y. (15)
Family letter with a p.s. from Walworth's sister Jane.

To Hiram D. Vosburgh No. 17 Lancaster St., Albany N.Y. Return: West Meadow St. Discusses weather, son's health, money, farm crops. From S. Vosburgh to her son, (Macedon) (16)

Not Listed (17)
From Joseph Moody (Junius) to M. Hoffman, Esq. Attorney at Law, (18)
Requesting legal advice.

Edward Stewart attorney for William Pierpont to Francis Bloodgood, Esq. Clerk of the Superior Court in Albany requesting a Court space. (19)

From John R. Gaiton (Walcott N.Y.) to Mr. Charles (Gainton), (Sheldon MA). (20)
Requests that Gainton examine himself.

Diary Notations. Charles M. Gainton, April 3, 1834. Almost 44 years have joined those before since I wrote the above in our house in Shelburne, Massachusetts. Glastonbury, Conn., (21)

From C. Foster, Sheriff (Palmyra N.Y.) to A. Vanderpool, Esq., Counselor at Law (Kinderhook N.Y.) (22)
Foster has served copies on Jonathon Sheldon. He says Fitch must pay the demand.

Envelope to Miss Euphenia Giver (Honoye Falls, Monroe Co., N.Y.) from Savanagh, (23)

From Sam E. Hudson (Palmyra N.Y.) to Aaron Vanderpool, Esq. and Tolicy (Kinderhook N.Y.). (24)
Hudson requests advice from Hudson on various legal matters.

Env. from Mother Vosburgh (Macedon N.Y.) to her son Hiram D. Vosburgh (no. 17 Lancaster St. Albany). (25)
Inquiring after her son's health since a recent trip home gave him a cold. Also, a note from Ewy.

From Thos. Amrstrong (Butler N.Y.) to Hon. Erastus Coming (AIM M.). (26)
Acknowledges receipt of a note informing Corning that he was designated as the Democratic Candidate for Presidential Elector for the 27th district by the Democratic State Convention held at the capital on the 26th and

From William J. Boton (Red Creek N.Y.) to Young Lewis Esq. (Lenox, Madison Co., N.Y.). (27)
Offering to undertake obtaining a pension for Widow Barnette if she was married prior to 1794.

From A.L. Beaumont (Lyons N.Y.) to Arron Van Derpoil Esq. Councellor at Law (Kinderhook Co. N.Y.). (28)
Instructing his solicitor as to how to collect debts.

From Gad Hall (Huron) to Mr. Johan Knox (Augusta, Oneida Co.) (29)
. Requests that Mr. Knox collect some notes for him.

From George W. Guyler (Phelps N.Y.) to Col. Elias Cost, Postmaster (Oaks Comers), his uncle, (30)
Comments on the election of Martin Van Buren

To Mr. William Pako (Friendship, Alleghany N.Y.). (31)
From his brother (Waterloo) informing of their father's death.

G.W. Pum Furmie (Waterloo N.Y.) to D. Thompson, New York. (32)
-Please endorse the above to Jeremiah Apdykes account.

From Asa Chamberlain (Ovid N.Y.) to Mr. Wm. S. Holt (Norfolk, St. Lawrence Co., N.Y.), (33)
- Asa reports on his trip to Ovid to look at farms to buy. He gives his appraisal of the area and gives directions on how to get there by canal.

M.G. Hoyt (Waterloo N.Y.) to Wm. S. Stow, Esq. Counselor at Law (Clyde N.Y.). (34)
As the case of the Waterloo Baptist Society cannot be tried this week in the absence of Dr. Richardson, and as the Election is close at hand, perhaps it is advisable to put it off.

Envelope from S.A. Goodwin to Stephen A. Goodwin Esq. (Auburn, N.Y.). (35)

From someone (Auburn N.Y.) to Wm. S. Stow Esq. of Clyde N.Y. (36)
Re: legal matters.

From Z. Reeves (Palmyra N.Y.) to George W. Newell Esq. (Albany N.Y.). (37)
The author thanks Newell for informing him of a "petition against the Superintendent of the Western Section Erie Canal" and asks to be kept informed of other documents relating to his official station.

From Wm. V. Douglas and Catherine Douglas (Covert N.Y.) to Mrs. Margaret A. Kidd (Geneva N.Y.). (38)
Discusses birth of a daughter, a boarder, a visitor, and other family news. Note Mr. A. Ledd, Helen Ledd. (Notes missing from Delia and Douglass).

From W. Smith (Farmer N.Y., Seneca Co.) to H.D. Barto (Trumansburg). (39)
In reply to Barto, Smith discusses the situation with some notes he holds.

Letter from 5 citizens of Junius to Hon. Robert S. Rose, : in Congress Wash., D.C. (40)
Recommends Dr. George B. Eliot of Waterloo for appointment in the army since his services in the last war damaged his health and left him unable to practice in the country. Signed John Rose, Barker, Rhoad, Birdsall and Birdsall. Enclosed is a letter from Elliot requesting a permanent station in a Northern post. From George F. Bush (Junius N.Y.) to A.J. Winch (Cando).

To George Bush (Canandaigua N.Y., Ontario Co.). (41)
Complains about being left only $50 out of his father's large estate, and his health. Also complains about his sister Cassie's small bequest of $50 so she doesn't have anything to live on in her old age.