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Without You I Would be a Plow Man

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CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
CollectionNational Archives and Records Administration: Post Revolutionary War Papers, RG94 view image
Document Information
Date June 9, 1799
Author Name Thomas Jones (primary) Location: Cross Keys, South Hampton, Virginia
Recipient Name Samuel Hodgdon (primary) Location: Phialdelphia
Summary Jones expresses his gratitude that Hodgdon has taken him under his protection and given him valuable instruction without which he would be a plowman. Jones's wife ["my rib"] extends her respects to Hodgdon and his wife ["your other half"]. He laments that he is now flat on his back with the rheumatism.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
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Related Persons/Groups Samuel Hodgdon; Thomas Jones; Mr. Maggofin; ;
Related Places Phialdelphia; Cross Keys South Hampton, Virginia;
Keywords sentiments of friendship; welfare; ;
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