[D8342ZBW], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, October 11th, 1883


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[D8342ZBW], Letter from Paul D Dyer to Samuel Insull, October 11th, 1883

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Letter head of Smith House Cynthiana, Ky The canvass of this place is in the Express office. Dyer did not get an option on land for Station, He will nor waste any time, but he had given Mr. Stuart the names of the parties having land centrally located at their disposal and he get an option on a lot in any section of the city within two weeks. At the meeting Mr. Stuart made a propostition to create a committee to solicit subscriptions. $4500 was subscribed in Hall. It stand $600 to deny with two wealthy men and the city yet to hear from The cirty will take about $2000. Many of the men are able to double thero subscritption and would do so it they thougth the investment would pay. They think 500 lights would never be taken at at 11/22 cls per hour for each light. Half of the city will have will be counted on in order to 500 light plant working and where its capactiy. ### The stores of Cynthiana are numberable and liquor interst and live in fine residences and considered liberal men. Insull marginalia" A lot of centrally located can be bought for not over #300"






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