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Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, 2 March 1780

Letter from John May to Samuel Beall attempting to settle a dispute over some land ownership claims.

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…

Letter from John Williams, Jr. to Isaac Hite, 13 February 1780
In a letter to Isaac Hite from Harrodsburg, Kentucky, John Williams, Jr., writes about trying to buy large tracts of land in Kentucky, although he claims that all of the good land has been taken by settlements. He writes about a land dispute in the…

James Greer broadside, April 1789
A printed notice from James Greer, signed in print, voiding an unauthorized conveyance of a certain settlement right in the Lexington area by Robert Paterson to John Cockey Owings, which right Greer had previously sold to Thomas Prather, deceased.