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Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 24 March 1816

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Title

Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 24 March 1816

Description

George writes to his father that he had found a slave who was well known and respected in the neighborhood. He purchased him for $525 and was "fortunate" to get him. He expresses his desire to find one more slave. He notes this is a duplicate of a 14 March letter he sent "lest the other should miss" John.

Creator

Source

Corlis-Respess Family Papers, 1698-1984, Filson Historical Society

Date

Relation

bmf0043

Type

Identifier

Mss. A C799 f23

Citation

Corlis, George, “Letter from George Corlis to John Corlis, 24 March 1816,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 13, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5336.

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