Jackson, George M. Letter to Isaac Post.

DESCRIPTION:

Handwritten letter from George M Jackson to Isaac Post, 185-.

DATE:

185-

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TRANSCRIPTION:

(Page 1)
                                          Aug 15
                                    Prattsburgh

Brother Post
                        I shall be
at Walwert [sic] the last
Sunday in August and
can speak in Rochester
the 1st Sunday in Sept
if desired by the friends.
I expect to pass through
your City next week on my
way to Walwerth [sic] & will try
and see you. My respects to
Amy, Friends & Lewis
Burtiss & wife,
               Yours in [Truth?]
                  Geo M  Jackson

(Page 2)

[No text appears on this page]

[Text on attached envelope]

(Page 3)
       veneration great would
       be likely to attribute spirit
      developements [sic] to G o [sic]
      Intelect [sic] is well developed
      Shrewd in planing, [sic]
in favour of Emancipation
and no mistake justice
that is the word virtuous in
outward appearances princi
ples not men--he [lacks?]] this
world’s [obliterated] goods but likes to use
                                                      them

(Page 4)

[Text written upside down]

Philonthrophic [sic] zealous think he is
serving God when he’s doing good
has

not so much for externals
as for rights      he wont [steal?]
safe trust perfectly    he [sic] perceptive
faculties well developed [illegible]
and see before expressed [illegible]
has too much to do to be [illegible]
become a [seer?] and he would be
very correct and nice to a hairs
                                         breath [sic]

About the Original Item

Date
185-
Creator
Recipient
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872
Internal Identifier
782
Subjects
Tags
,
Collection:
Post Collection
Item Type:
Document
Citation:
“Jackson, George M. Letter to Isaac Post.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed December 10, 2018, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/4788.