Accession: L16231
Editorial Title: Asa Gilbert Eddy to George Prescott, April 23, 1878
Author: Asa Gilbert Eddy 
Recipient: George Prescott 
Date: April 23, 1878
Manuscript Description: Handwritten by Asa Gilbert Eddy on lined paper.
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Dear Sir

I am in want of some more money would you let me have eight hundred dollarsEditorial Note: $800 in 1878 is the equivalent of $19,836.31 in 2015. more on the Vermont farm and when you sell it give me all over eighteen hundred dollarsEditorial Note: $1,800 in 1878 is the equivalent of $44,631.71 in 2015. and expenses that you sell it for___In case you have not got the money by you Mr E. J. Arnes will have it soon by the first of next month if not before and says that he will let me have it and take you paymaster if you wish him to do so___now if you have it or will get him to let me have it for you I will on the receipt of the money Quit Claim the farm that you now have a mortgage on with the consideration of your paying me the balance As Written: ballance over and above the eighteen hundred and expenses when you shall be able to sell the farm and you will very much oblige me by so doing for the bank has failedEditorial Note: During the late nineteenth century, the largely unregulated and unstable U.S. economy experienced a series of financial panics that included the failures of individual banks and resulted in the loss of many people's savings. in which I had deposited nearly all I had and has left me bare as an egg

Yours Truly
A. G. Eddy
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Dear Sir

I am in want of some more more money would you let me have fiv eight hundred dollarsEditorial Note: $800 in 1878 is the equivalent of $19,836.31 in 2015. more on the Vermont farm and when you sell it give me all over eighteen hundred dollarsEditorial Note: $1,800 in 1878 is the equivalent of $44,631.71 in 2015. and expenses that you sell it for___In case you have not got the money by you Mr E. J. Arnes will have it soon by the first of next month if not before and says that he will let me have it and take you paymaster if you wish him to do so___now if you have it or will get him to let me have it for you I will on the receipt of the money Quit Claim the farm that you now have a mortgage on with the consideration of your paying me the ballance Corrected: balance over and above the eighteen hundred and expenses when you shall be able to sell the farm and you will very much oblige me by so doing for the bank has failedEditorial Note: During the late nineteenth century, the largely unregulated and unstable U.S. economy experienced a series of financial panics that included the failures of individual banks and resulted in the loss of many people's savings. in which I had deposited nearly all I had and has left me bare as an egg

Yours Truly
A. G. Eddy