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Letter from Lemuel Wells to Charles Wells, 24 November 1827

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Letter from Lemuel Wells to Charles Wells, 24 November 1827

Description

Wells writes about trading along the Ohio River, the recent sale of one of his enslaved women named Hannah for $200, discusses current prices in Natchez and Nashville for apples, cider, flour, and other goods. Notes his location as “150 miles below the Falls” and promises to write again when he reaches Natchez.

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The Filson Historical Society Manuscript Collection

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Mss. C W

Citation

Wells, Lemuel, “Letter from Lemuel Wells to Charles Wells, 24 November 1827,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed July 16, 2024, https://filsonhistorical.omeka.net/items/show/5441.

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