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Business Correspondence, 1823 March-June

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4

Scope and Contents

Correspondents, chiefly with William F. Wickham, include: Henry Arnall, Curwen and Hagarty, [J.] Dunlop, Ninian Edwards, C.B. Fleet, John G. Gamble, Robert G. Harper, George E. Harrison, Jones and Rodes, Hardage Lane, C.C. Lee, Lewis and Tomes, George Marx, John Morgan, and Charles Morris.

Letters involving enslavement include the inquiry by Robert G. Harper, May 5, 182[3], for information about the “present condition, conduct, and prospects” of some manumitted enslaved laborers formerly belonging to Samuel Gist who were freed in his will. He also asks for the name and address of some respectable and intelligent person in the area where the freed formerly enslaved laborers now live who can send a report to Gist’s relatives.


  • Creation: 1823 March-June



1 folder(s)

Language of Materials

From the File: English

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
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University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States