In the letter Lee explains his plans to travel toward Natchitoches, Louisiana, "in order to try my fortune there." He needs money before leaving, however, so he asks Caller to help him get credit so he can borrow: "I am prepared only on the...
In the letter Stewart explains that he is trying to borrow money from the bank at Tuscaloosa, and he asks Dellet to recommend him for the loan. His describes his financial situation: "...I have negroes & land to the amount of 2 or 3000 dollars,...
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