Hopper, Isaac T. Letter to Isaac Post.

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Handwritten letter from Isaac T. Hopper to Isaac Post, July 31, 1841.

DATE:

July 31, 1841

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(Page 1)

                                                New York 7 mo 31st 1841
Esteemed friend
                   Isaac Post
                                      A document has been put into my hands
said to be a copy of a letter written by Robert Hicks of this City,
to Samuel Griffith of, or near, Mount Pleasant Ohio. It was
handed to me by Hallidy Jackson and he informed me
that he got it of thee. Wilt thou please informed [sic] me as
soon as thou can, what evidence there is of its authenticity.
More palpable misrepresentation, or down right untruth, I
[will] ^have^ seldom if ever, met with. In this copy the closing sen-
tence is omitted, as thy friend or whatever it may be, the signa-
ture is also wanting.  please when thou writes supply those
omissions. It requires a degree of effrontery that I should hardly
have supposed was possessed by Robert Hicks, to assert that the
letters written ^by George F White^ to Oliver Johnson, and published in his pam-
phlet, contain “alterations, omissions and additions” – Equally false is
the assertion that I was cognizant of Oliver’s going to Rose St meeting
to oppose George F White, or that any member of my family
went there “to witness the outrage” I have not time to notice all

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the false statements in the paper to which I refer, but when we
can get it authenticated, we will review it and if the writer has any
sense of Shame remaining, I think he will regret that he ever
put pen to paper in this business.
                   I am respectfully
                                      Thy friend,
                                                Isaac T Hopper
         
          Please let me hear from thee soon.

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pd               PAID
          Isaac Post
              Rochester
                   New York
[Stamp:]
NEW – YORK
          JUL
          31

About the Original Item

Date
1841-07-31
Creator
Recipient
Post, Isaac, 1798-1872
Internal Identifier
564a
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Citation:
“Hopper, Isaac T. Letter to Isaac Post.,” Post Family Papers Project, accessed September 22, 2017, https://rbsc.library.rochester.edu/items/show/6632.