The letter informs Dellet that the goods he recently ordered have been shipped. The bill for the purchase is written at the top of the letter. Included are pages from Merchants and Planters Prices Current, which gives details of the cotton market:...
In the letter Bullard, an overseer for Dellet, describes harvesting and shipping crops; weather and river conditions; and supplies needed for the slaves. He plans to order hats and handkerchiefs from Destia, Sheppard and Company in Mobile. At the...
In the letter Gorin asks Dellet to buy three slaves so she can help pay some of her husband's debt. She wants him to purchase the man, woman, and child for $1,300, and then she plans to take them to New Orleans and hire them out by the day. It is...
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