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,...
In the letter Puryear describes a "handsome lott of Negroes" he has just received, and he asks if Dellet would be interested in purchasing any: "I am retailing them fast at $900 but if you would take largely I would afford them for something less...
In the letter Green describes his work with the Rhew family. The members have questions about the inheritance rights to several slaves, so Green has suggested that they contact Dellet for legal advice.
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