Date: May 6, 1832
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Henry Morse to James F. Perry, in which Morse apologizes to Perry for using his mule to plow without Perry's permission and injuring the animal unintentionally. Morse explains that he awoke and his horse had been maimed overnight leaving him with no work animal, so he hitched up Perry's mule. After half a day of plowing, Morse examined the mule and found that his shoulders had been severely chaffed.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History