Author:DAVID MOORE [to Mr. Firth]

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1843 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER HANDWRITTEN BY A COTTON PLANTATION OWNER TO HIS FRIEND AND ACCOUNTANT DETAILING HIS PERSONAL AND FINANCIAL PROBLEMS, DESPITE A BOUNTIFUL COTTON CROP THAT YEAR

By: DAVID MOORE [to Mr. Firth]

Price: $2,055.99

Publisher: TUSCALOOSA, ALABAMA, AL, 1843

Seller ID: 0009114

Condition: Good


On offer is an interesting article of the antebellum Deep South. Sent by a Mr. David Moore in 1843, the letter concerns both personal and business matters of a Cotton plantation owner in some trouble. He is writing to his friend, a Mr. Firth, who seems like he is Mr. Moore’s accountant or money manager of sorts and lives in Mississippi. The letter begins with pleasantries towards his friend. “I expected to come bye your place, but the Sickness of my son prevented my leaving home until the last hours. He has recovered and I left him with his Grandmother bringing my wife and two children onl... View more info