November 24, 1836
Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library, Litchfield Historical Society
A letter dated Nov. 24, 1836, written from Boston by Rev. John Pierpont (1785-1866) to his brother, James Morris Pierpont (1800-1839) of South Farms, Litchfield, Conn., later Morris, Conn. John reports on the arrival of the Lydia and its cargo; that he has taken up and paid the note signed by Sherman, Tolles, John and James for $1,000; and asks for advice on other business matters, including what to do with the stereotype plates used to print labels for the Farmington Company's Patent Wood Screws.
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