The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 25, July 1921 - April, 1922 Page: 199
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a controlling interest in it. His son-in-law Mr Clem has charge
of the office at New Orleans, and has been considered a good man.
S. M. Williams another chief manager you know all about. The
charter of the Bank at Galveston is regarded a great piece. The
idea which has been circulated in Ohio about it is that real estate
is the basis of circulation and no redemption required until the
final winding up. Bills will have to be redeemed to give the
thing credit but, it is said the law or charter does not require it.
The upshot of it is, I would be careful about embarking my good
name on such a craft with such a crew. In fair weather all will
be well enough, but if trouble comes!
Where is Henry now? You have not mentioned him in any
of your letters for a long while. Give my regards to all your
family-not forgetting a kiss for little Mary.
R. B. Hayes.
BRYAN TO HAYES
My Dear Rud: New Haven April 25th/51
I am here with Henry & my friend Tom Jack. They were
with me in & around Boston. I shall leave for N York on to-
morrow, thence to Baltimore & Richmond, to complete my busi-
ness. I shipped some negroes to Texas before I left Baltimore.
I return to complete my purchases, & if I am successful as I think
I may be I shall not be able to return as I very much desire through
Ohio. I am anxious to get back to Texas during the month of
June. My election comes off on 1st August.
I passed through here on my way to Hartford the day after
John Jones left I regret this very much, he is the brother of
George whom I love & I recollect him very well when a chubby
Give my regards to Geo. [Jones] & Doc Case I want to see
both very much. Immediately on recpt of this, write to me &
direct to Care of Mills McDowell & Co N. York
Sumner the rank Abolitionist is elected [U. S. Senator] from
Massachusetts the North will soon apply the feather that will
break the Camel's back. Indeed, indeed, the free-states do not
understand the state of things at the South the Union is in more
danger than they believe it. In grt haste I am as ever
Guy M Bryan
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