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

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in the right time; however I must not attempt to make any more excuses seeing plainly the more I say the more palpable my negligence appears. Trusting that when you see these two long letters, which if a vessel does not arrive before this is finished, I shall send together, you will forget and forgive I will proceed. We have taken two thousand acres of our grant on the Blackwood the place we have fixed upon to commence is a peninsula of forty acres, between two and three hundred yards across the neck, which we have fenced with a post & rail of split mahogany. Our house (which [Page 18]