Alexander Thompson papers  1793-1932
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  1779 April 29 . Ephraim Blaine ALS to Joseph Reed; Carlisle, [Pennsylvania]. (1 page)
Expresses the difficulty procuring provisions, laments previous expectations of a plentiful harvest; the rye and early wheat has been destroyed. Low money makes it difficult to obtain supplies, families won't be able to support their families until crops in the ground provide relief.