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Letter: Sherman, Colorado to Wier Boyd, [Dahlonega, Georgia], 1881 July 25

author: Hungerford, William Sumner, 1854-1904
extent: [1] p.
date: July 25, 1881
summary: Letter from W. S. Hungerford to Wier Boyd, dated July 25, 1881. Hungerford gives Boyd cost-efficient directions for sending payment for the sale of the Cincinnati Mining Company property. He describes Lake City, Colorado, the location of the money order office, as a town of no more than 3,000 inhabitants. Hungerford adds that he would prefer the money order to be payable at Lake City, but addressed to Sherman, Colorado.
repository: Chestatee Regional Library System, Lumpkin County Branch
collection: Madeleine K. Anthony Collection
box: II-1
folder: 38

Boyd, Wier G., 1820-1893
Gold mines and mining--Georgia--Dahlonega
Cincinnati Mining Company
Real property--Georgia--Dahlonega
Collecting of accounts--Georgia--Dahlonega
Drafts--New York
Money orders--Colorado--Lake City
Dahlonega (Ga.)
Lumpkin County (Ga.)
Lake City (Colo.)
Letters (correspondence)

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Sherman Colo. [Colorado] July 25th 1881
Wier [Wier] Boyd Esq. [Esquire]
Dear Sir

Yours of the 18th is just recd [received] I should prefer N. Y. [New York] Draft if you can get it as it would cost less to send the money in that way than by money orders but if you cannot get this you can send money order payable at Lake City Colo. [Colorado] which is a money order office. Sherman is not. Lake City is a place of 2000 to 3000 inhabitants about 16 mls [miles] from here where I often go & sometimes get my mail. Hoping to hear from you soon I remain

Yours Truly
[Signed] W. S. Hungerford.

[added text: P.S. I think you can have money order made payable at Lake City & send it to me at Sherman which I prefer but would get it if addressed to Lake City.]

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