The letter discusses the negotiation of transactions the firm is handling for Dellet, as well as the condition of the cotton market. Included is a page from Mobile Commercial Report and Prices Current.
In the letter Stuckey discusses the slave Warren, whom he had sold to Gibbons the previous year. A physician hired by Gibbons diagnosed the boy with "chronic rheumatism," but Stuckey maintains that he was never ill before the sale. While he will...
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