[MBLB1104], Letter from Charles Batchelor to James Drew Batchelor, April 29th, 1877

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Title

[MBLB1104], Letter from Charles Batchelor to James Drew Batchelor, April 29th, 1877

Editor's Notes

Discusses father's giving up business and mortgage on father's house then says "I have a mortgage of #3500 on my house here for which I have to pay 7 per cent per annum, in fact a `mortgage' is an institution which no true American can dispense with, and he will not buy a farm if it has not a mortgage on it, that apparently giving it its value."

Date

1877-04-29

Decade

1870-1879

Type

Folder/Volume ID

MBLB1-F

Microfilm ID

93:105

Document ID

MBLB1104

Publisher

Thomas A. Edison Papers, School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers University
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