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Title:[Letter] 1837 Oct. 2, Leadvale, TN [to] Col[one]l John Roper, Dandridge, Tennessee / L[awson] D. Franklin: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Franklin, Lawson D.

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Date: October 2, 1837
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a short letter dated October 2, 1837 from Lawson D. Franklin to Colonel John Roper in Dandridge, Tennessee. Franklin is negotiating the price for the sale of two Negroes.
Collection:Lawson D. Franklin Papers
Box:MS-780 b1

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[added: Oct. 2, 1837 #33]

Lead vale [Leadvale], Tn [Tennessee]
Oct [October] 2/37 Dear Sir

Mr. Allen informed me that you wished to sell two negroes sandy & a girl. I suppose she is a likely girl. Sandy I know for $1500 It is more than I can give I will give you $1400 for them write me by Alford on the subject I would have been pleased to have seen you before I started but it is necessary for me to go by New Market tell Aunt Peggy good bye for me.

L. [Lawson] D. Franklin

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Col. [Colonel] John Roper Dandridge Tn [Tennessee] [added: by Alford]

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