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Ratification of the Constitution by the states. Microform supplement: Delaware
([1978])

Rodney, Thomas, 1744-1811
Thomas Rodney to Caesar A. Rodney, Poplar Grove, 14 June 1788,   pp. 353-357


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4 GThomas Rodney to Caesar A. Rodney, Poplar Grove
14 June 1788
Your Letters of the 20th, 22d. & 23d. of May were the
last that came to hand, one of them inclosing your Taylors
bill Ell"lls"7, which [I] Intend to send the Money to
discharge by the first Safe opertunity--I recd: your letters
while the Assembly was Sitting & therefore have been too
much Engaged to Answer them before--I Should not have been
so Tardy in remitting Some Money to Mrs. [Maygaw?] but
Corn has been So low, that I could not lend Mine without
Selling to a great loss--Your Sister is at home and at work
She and Sally on your Shirts, which will be ready Shortly
to Send you--The House of Assembly Adjournd the day before
yesterday; and Yesterday I went to the Plantations to See
how things went on there; The Season hitherto has been
very fertile and promises a very find Crop of Wheat Oats
and flax if no Accident Should prevent it--I have been very
little unwell Since I returned from up the Country, and hope
it will continue So with Me through harvest which will
Occasion me two or three Weeks fatiague--Your Sister has had
two or three fits of the Ague but has got very well again--
I wrote you to Send her a Cookery book but am a fraid you
have not recd: the letter, it went by Dani. Mifflin; She is


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