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Title:[Letter] 1833 Feb. 12, Warrenton, Virginia [to] D. Burford / J. Saunders : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Saunders, Jourdan M.
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Date: February 12, 1833
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter dated February 12, 1833 from J. Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to David Burford. The subject of the letter is slave trade and demand.
Collection:David Burford Papers
Box:MS-935
Folder:n/a
Document:sc141
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Warrenton
Febr. 12 33 [February 12, 1833] Dear Burford

I this moment recd [received] your letter of the 28th Jany [January]:__Williams letter has not come to hand__ The letter I enclosd [enclosed] you from James R Franklin will give you some idea of the demand for slaves, they are at this time higher in this country than I have ever known there since I have been in the Trade, We are now preparing to make a shipment which will be third time since the [unclear: RT ] of Nov [November]. last, consequently you see that I shall have no difficulty in finding a place




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for all I have on hand__

Your order upon the subject of your funds shall be attended to as soon as I can procure a check of the right suit for the philadelphia money market, having made use of the one you sent me, of which you shall be duly advised__

In answer to your inquiry upon the subject of mary & her child, I will only remark that you [added: can] have them for $500

[added: your friend]
JM saunders



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