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]