Letter about the disposal of a dead horse
Unpublished, 1812. Unbound sheet. Handwritten note from Blodget of Tyngsborough [Massachusetts?] to Samuel Chase Esq. of Unity [unknown location], dated January 8, 1812. Torn where the wax seal was removed, with loss of a few words. Good. Item #31409
Chase had stabled a mare with Blodget, and despite "every exertion" she has died. Blodget has "hired a man to take off her hide and shoes" and writes to ask Chase if he wants these items sent to him or disposed of. The missing words may refer to the cost of this work. A Blodget(t) family is associated with Tyngsborough, MA. Can be sent outside the US for less than the default shipping rate.
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