MVB to J[ohn] Townsend, 27 February 1829
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My dear Sir
Read the enclosed & say whether I shall send it. I must write by tonights mail. If you conclude to go with me I shall insist upon making your salary $2250 & can satisfy that it <was> justice nor favor in me to do so. With other matters
it ^your income^ could I have no doubt be still farther <advanced>.
Let me know from you before I go to dinner at 4.