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<Depot, Telegraph and Express Office—Ewell’s Station>

<N. & D. R. R.>

< Post Office—Spring Hill, Maury Co., Tenn>

Williamsburg Va

<Spring Hill, Tenn.,> May 16 <188>5


Gen Henry J, Hunt

<Dear> General

<Your letter of> 12 inst <received>

I find it necessary to hasten home by the

shortest route—and accordingly send you by

express a package of papers.

The five So. Hist. Soc. Papers are sent

because they are necessary to verify &

examine my statements-and it may

be that they are not at your hand.

If you will return them by mail or

express, after you are through with them,

I shall be obliged—Use your entire

convenience as to this.

Excuse this short note. I am greatly


Very resp’y & sincerely Yours,

Campbell Brown

[Following in a different hand]

So. His. Papers July 1876, April & July 1878, July & Dec(?) 1882

and a packet(?) of ? ?. I prom.(?)

? in a Note May 19 to return them when studied

Returned by Express to S. Hill Tenn July 15, 1886 HJH