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Timothy Tallman to MVB, 23 May 1815


I was in Verona yesterday I was informed Mr Grant was down pertending to buy lot No 157 & Cagwin has sent before thinking to ketch you to make out the state does not own it & there by gain the Cause they contrive allways to avoid Justice this is the Company which has done so much mischief with timber I am told I arived a few days ago the stage is wating. I expect it is to be tried at Rome if not I should be glad to know it this from


Timothy Tallman

N.B. I expect there will be great exercions to get a Jury to answer their turn & sume very hard swarring every exercion is making to avoid or make out the state does not own or have a right to prosecute, this sending down to purchase the lot is only for that purpose the pertence I employed them to grow logs I stand ready to Testify is fals they have sued me twise on the same thinge & I beat them both times


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Source: N New York State Library
Collection: Attorney General Case Register (N)
Series: Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)