P. S. Tell father that I have this moment seen Mr. Ford, just from Sacketts Harbor, who informs me that while there he enquired of Mr. Bagley about my business with Camp, 2 and learns from him that the account should be acted upon immediately. Camp is now at Governor's Island, N. Y., and intends sailing soon for Oregon. If he is stopped he may be induced to disgorge. Tell father to forward the account immediately.
J. G. Cramer, pp. 3-4.
ST. Louis, Dec 23rd 1857
I THIS DAY CONSIGN TO J. S. FRELIGH, AT MY OWN RISK FROM LOSS OR DAMAGE BY THIEVES OR FIRE, TO SELL ON COMMISSION, PRICE NOT LIMITED, 1 Gold Hunting 1 Detached Lever & Gold chain ON WHICH SAID FRELIGH HAS ADVANCED Twenty two DOLLARS. AND I HEREBY FULLY AUTHORIZE AND EMPOWER SAID FRELIGH TO SELL AT PUBLIC OR PRIVATE SALE THE ABOVE MENTIONED PROPERTY TO PAY SAID ADVANCE—IF THE SAME IS NOT PAID TO SAID FRELIGH, OR THESE CONDITIONS RENEWED BY PAYING CHARGES, ON OR BEFORE Jan 23/58
U. S. GRANT
DS, IHi. On March 19, 1910, Louis H. Freligh, professor of music and organist of St. Mark's Lutheran Church, St. Louis, Mo., offered this document for sale to autograph dealer W. R. Benjamin. "I can attest to its authenticity, as I was present at the transaction, & saw him sign his name to the document.am now 71½ years old, so as I was then less than 20, can very well remember it. Have refrained over 50 years from offering it for sale, because so many people consider