Mr. J.C. Merritt
I return herewith the note you sent to renew the one due yesterday, the 19th. The note has been protested.
You are not adjusting this matter as agreed, and therefore I must take this course and have it settled as promised.
James A. Townsend
Found in "Beauty of Holiness in Heart and Life" edited by Rev. and Mrs. French. Published by the author, 1860.
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