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Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, March 1780

Item

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Title

Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, March 1780

Description

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 make a profit.

Creator

Source

Beall-Booth Family Papers, 1778-1953, Filson Historical Society

Date

Relation

bmf0065

Type

Identifier

Mss. A B365 1,20 22, 53 55, 62-63

Citation

May, John, “Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, March 1780,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed May 27, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5178.