In the letter Lindsey describes local events to Dellet, who is away from his home in Claiborne. He mentions a recent election; poor economic conditions and the glutted cotton market; the capture of slaves who had run away; and a feud between two...
The first letter announces the opening of Donald and Marshall, a "factorage and commission business" specializing in the sale of cotton, bagging and rope, and general household goods. An endorsement from Jeremiah Austill, who is retiring from this...
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