In the letter Mrs. Cato, the widow of Burrell P. Cato, asks for Dellet's help in reclaiming several slaves who have been taken to Texas by the executor of her husband's will. Because of a law prohibiting "the importing or bringing negroes from any...
In the letter Charlotte discusses the sale and exchange of slaves from the estate of her grandfather Abner Crenshaw, of which Hall is executor: "I will take Harriet at the appraised...price. What did Dorcus & her family value at. if you please let...
In the letter Cherry discusses the estate of Abner Crenshaw of which Hall is executor. He is writing on behalf of his niece, Charlotte Cherry, granddaughter of Abner Crenshaw. A transcript is included.
In the letter Charlotte discusses the settlement of her grandfather's estate (Abner Crenshaw), over which Hall is executor ("Dr Reese told me that you & Uncle Walter had concluded to sell the negroes & everything else"); her plans to purchase one...
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