Oswichee the 9th 1849

Oswichee the 9th 1849

Mr John Hunt


let me in ter doose my friend Hardy Scarbr to you as man wo wishus to guit imployment as an overseer he is a young wo I have evry confidence as business man if you shoud wish to hire a man you will do well to im ploy him he he will stay clowse at holme and tend clowse to business and when he makes a statement to you you may rely on that as being true you may trust your business with in good faith

yourse truly

[Uriah] Paulk


[Transcribed by Stacy Bryant, June 2005]

[Edited by Tina Bernath, June 2006]