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Edward Doubleday was an English entomologist. Here he informs his correspondent of his intent to remain in Key West for another year and asks if a bank can accomodate him with $1000. He further notes the abundance of mosquitoes in Key West.
Key West Apl 17 1843 Dear Sir, I have concluded to continue business in this place another year, more money than I have would be very convenient about the 1st May, to make my purchases in New York, could your Bank accomodate me with $1000, for 4 or 6 months payable in New York, please write on [?] of this, and inform me what you can do for me, direct to N. York, Business has been pretty good here this season and the prospect for the summer is good, I intend leaving here the first opportunity for New York, Mr. Bragg will remain during my absence, The weather is extremely warm & mosquitoes abundant, Your Obt Servt E. Doubleday H. Scott Esq.
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Key West, 1843, Florida, New York, Edward Doubleday, entomology
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Doubleday, Edward, "Edward Doubleday letter in which he informs his correspondent of his intent to remain in Key West another year. He also asks for money. 1843." (1843). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 187.
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