Henry Atkinson v. George R.H. Clark, Executor of the Estate of William Preston Clark
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Decr. 5th 1837

Dear Sir

Yours of the 29th Sept have just
come to hand whether in fault of the part mas
ter or mail I dont know, you mention you
wish to sell you land on Wabash so do
I and I understand there is a Town laid
out adjoining the place and from several
applications by from county I think
the land is in demand and not wishing
to contract it a way without knowing
I have got a Mr. Jno Bell the Sheriff of
Knox CountyKnox County IllinoisIllinois who is interested with
me to go and assertain the value and let
me know as it is my wish to speedily dis
posed of the as soon as can
from Mr. Bell I will let you hear from
me

Very respectfully

Yours

M.D.Bates

G.R.H.

Clark Esq. P.S. the way I got your letter was by seeing it
advertised at Marion city I get my letters at