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Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, March 1780
A letter in which May claims to have heard that profits could be made on the purchase of Settlement and Preemption Claims because many of the claimants didn't have the money to pay. May desires to purchase the lands out from under these people and…

Advertisement for an auction for land around Owensboro, Kentucky, ca. 1820s
Advertisement from Robert Triplett, Daniel Eppes, Polly Eppes, and John L. May, for large plots of land to be sold at a public auction on 10 August. The land is in and around Owensboro as well as in Butler and Grayson Counties.