You May Sell My Land for Negroes

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionIndiana Historical Society Library: Samuel Vance Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date February 3, 1802
Author Name James Wilkinson (primary)
Recipient Name Samuel Vance (primary)
Summary Wilkinson advises Vance that if he can sell his lands advantageously for negroes, to do so, but that they must be of good character. Gives prices.
Document Format Contemporary Copy of Letter Signed
Document Notes Private. Images available in PWD files. Difficult to read.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Samuel Vance; James Wilkinson; negroes; Ladies; Governor; ;
Related Places Bayou Pierre; Natchez; Georgia; Ohio River; post on the Ohio; ;
Keywords lands; mail; survey; ;
Key Phrases "Fellows at $350, wenches at $300 the land at ? per acre-"
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