Henry Atkinson v. George R.H. Clark, Executor of the Estate of William Preston Clark
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February 12th 1840
Lewis M Clark Esq

Dear Sir I went on to
VincennesVincennes last spring to attend to the business
wherein we are interested for the sale of the
land sold to Vanderbough bough (as one payment was
last April) and Mr. Vander bough

do nothing Mr.RussellRussell his partner
being in the south at the time- MrRussellRussell
have since returned and took out letters
of administration and in forms me it
is necessary to file the notes we hold in the
probate Court to have then allowed and
by so doing he thinks all the business can
be settled and the money ready by the time
the last payment is due which is the 19th April 1841. before that time he says no more
can be paid In compliance of his
request I have filed certified copys of
the notes including yours (by stating that
belonged to you and in your hands
The title was made to Vander bough and a
mortgage taken to secure the payment
Please to let me hear from you and
oblige your

M.D.Bates