W0155 TO DR. CALVIN MCQUESTEN from his business partner A. Budlong
Apr 19 1843
To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten [Hamilton, Ontario]
From: Brockport, New York
I received the fifty dollars from you by the hand of Platt Belden which I have paid to Sutphin there was about 25 Dollars more than I calculated the Note was given Dec. 12, 1837 for $350 and Sutphin says that the interest was to be semi annually, there has been endorsed on the note $34 Dec. 12, 1838, $241.57 June 16th 1840, $50. April 30 1842, $20. Nov. 24, 1842 & $54. April 7, 1843. There is still about thirty-eight $38. due yet on the note from 20 to 25 more than I expected till I got a copy of the & [sic] endorsements and cast the interest on it. I shall be under the necessity of asking you to send me twenty more if you can and I will replace it as soon as I can. I owe Brewster about ten or 12 dollars yet on your note. But he owes me some if I could collect anything here I would not trouble you to send me any more. I am in such a hurry that I do not know as you can read it.
have had a letter from Herkimer County of the death of my dear mother, she died the sixth of the present month. We are as well as usual. I should be glad to see you and would come and make you a visit if I could get money. It is very hard times here it is almost impossible to collect any money. Mr. John Dauchy is dead he died the last of March of inflammation in the head. I am so hurried that I shall have to come to a close. Give my love to [torn page] & family.
Yours in haste
[written on bottom of torn page:] that you sent me I cannot get rid of it yet [sentence incomplete] let me know who had your (...) Mason Good