The Unfortunate Assessor’s Assistant

This letter was sent in 1863. A meeting postponed because of a ‘huge boil’ on the face of the unfortunate assistant assessor.

Windsor Dec 4th 1863

Messrs Crane & Co

I have got a huge boil on my face and do not feel much like appearing in Dalton just now. Please make your return for Nov. & send by mail. Sign it as usual & swear to it when you see me Direct to Savoy.

Very Truly Yours,
Art Ba_______
Asst Assessor

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