Letterbook of Joseph Vernon Bussell Containing Two Letters to Capel Carter 22 December 1832

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who very kindly took him and at the same time offered his boat if we should like to go up the country to our large grant. We accepted his offer for more reasons than one the first was that we should have land less wooded which would allow us to be much more rapid in digging and thereby enable us to have a crop of Indian Corn the ensuing Summer and the second reason was it would enable us to get clear of always being invited and never being able to give an invite, the day after we had made this determination McCloud came riding up to the door as usual and saw that gloominess was the order of the day he asked what was the matter, we then told him how we (were [Page 11]