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Jun 25 1838
To: Dr. Calvin McQuesten, Brockport, Monroe County, New York, U.S.A.
From: Albany, New York, U.S.A.

Messrs McQuesten & Budlong


I was informed by one of your firm that the house which I own was occupied by some person who would not pay rent nor leave the premises--I wish you would call upon one of the County Judges and he will find how to proceed by referring to (summary proceeding to recover possession of land &c 2RY 514 & 28) please inform me how you get along with the case.

I am, Respectfully

D.D. Shaw

[Enclosed note:]

Messrs McQuesten & Budlong


Will you have the goodness to call upon Dr. Elliott and get some good rate for 100 Dollars or more and send it to me or if you can in any manner exchange so as to send your note for any he may give you it will much oblige

Yours Respectfully

D.D. Shaw

[Written on the other side of the letter:]

Samuel Cushing
Charles Clark
1838 May 10

Justices court before James Hill of Paterson Livingston Co. Judgement was rendered this day in favor of the plaintiff in this suit for $30.39 Damages & the cost of suit.

James Hill Justice

Transcribed from my Docket June 6 1838.

James Hill

James Hill Esq.

Sir pay the above demand when collected to McQuesten & Budlong of Brockport. [Parma?] [?] [?]

Samuel C. Cushing

[Written on envelope:] Paid1

1 This may refer to the last portion of the letter which relates to the lawsuit in the first part of the letter.

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