AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY, JUNE 30, 1846, TO WM. FARLEIGH, ESQR., BRANDENBURG, MEADE CO., KENTUCKY: "DEAR SIR/ YOUR LETTER ENCLOSING THE ORDER OF THE COUNTY COURT DIRECTING YOU TO PURCHASE SEVENTEEN COPIES LOUGHBOROUGH'S DIGEST, WAS RECEIVED ABOUT THE 1ST OF THIS MONTH. I SHOULD HAVE FORWARDED THE BOOKS FORTHWITH; BUT AT THAT TIME WE HAD EXHAUSTED THE BOUND COPIES, AND I HAD TO WAIT UNTIL OTHERS WERE BOUND. I HAVE TODAY PACKED THE 17 COPIES IN A BOX AND DIRECTED THEM TO YOU, CARE OF MORTON & GRISWOLD, LOUISVILLE. I SHALL SHIP THEM TOMORROW, AND TRUST THEY WILL BE RECEIVED BY YOU IN A DAY OR TWO, IN GOOD ORDER. THE FORWARDING THE BOOKS IS AN ACCEPTANCE ON MY PART OF THE PROPOSITION OF YOUR COURT. "THE PRICE, PER TRACT, FOR ADVERTISING FORFEITED LANDS FOR SALE FOR TAXES & C. IS FIFTY CENTS PER TRACT, OR FOR EACH TOWN LOT. THEY HAVE TO BE ADVERTISED TWICE A MONTH FOR 6 MONTHS PREVIOUS TO THE DAY OF SALE. "LANDS FORFEITED TO THE STATE BY SHE

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