Exhibit "A"
Saml RussellEsqr
Present[?]


June 2, 1847
Mr Russle

You will examine & furnish me with date upon which you hired Dred to work ^ for you. From whom you hired him whether from Mrs Emerson or any one acting as her agent and to whom you have paid the wages [arising] therefrom.

Yours Respectfully

J R Lackland