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Title:[Letter] 1833 Sep. 28, Warrenton, Virginia [to] D. Burford, Nashville, Tennessee / J. Saunders : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Saunders, Jourdan M.

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Date: September 28, 1833
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter from J. Saunders in Warrenton, Virginia to D. Burford in Nashville, Tennessee. In the letter, Saunders mentions the conflict known as the "Bank War" between those associated with the second bank of the United States and president Andrew Jackson. Saunders also mentions their slave trade business.
Collection:David Burford Papers

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Sept [September]. 28 1833 Dear Burford

Yours of the 17th inst [instant] was duly recd [received]: giving me the gratifying inteligence [intelligence] of your promotion & the happy result of the long & vexations Land suit__ Subsequent to the date of my last letter to you, I have added about 20 more of the right sort of stock to my numbers making in all on hand 60, now on the road & ready for market__

We are all in high spirits, and nothing but misfortune mile prevent over making all sorts of money this year provided we ar [are] not caught by some sudden transition in the Cotton Market men $600 all others in the same proportion

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I thank you for the Banner, for it always affords me pleasure to see the news direct from Nashville __

I had the pleasure of shaking hands with our esteemed friend Colo [Colonel] Allan a few days since, on his return from the East__ We are looking out for hard times in the money market on account of the anticipated removal of the government diposits [deposits] The small [unclear: fry ] are quaking__ For my part I am Glory in the Old Cocks inflexible determination to rid the country of a growing evil__

[added: Yr [Your] friend] J M Saunders

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Warrenton va [Virginia]
Sept [September] 29th
Majr [Major]. David Burford Nashville Tenn [Tennessee]__
Recd [Received], 9th October 1833 from J.M. Saunders]

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