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1794 ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT LETTER DETAILING A LOUISIANA PLANTER'S CONCERNS FOR HIS TENANT'S PLANS AND AMBITIONS

By: WILLIAM WICKOFF

Price: $2,055.99

Publisher: OPELOUSAS LOUISIANA, 1794

Seller ID: 0002290

Condition: Very Good


On offer is a superb, original late 18th Century manuscript relic of a Louisiana planter's dealings and concerns regarding his tenant farmer's plans for accumulating stock and building a 'cabbin'. Dated Oct. 6 1794 Opelousas, Louisiana William Wickoff writes to New Orleans businessman Hamilton Pollock. We observe that despite the spelling of 'cabin' William appears an educated man and one of the non-Acadians listed in early census of the Attakapas. Pollock, the recipient, was a New Orleans businessman who can be found in Tulane University archives. Historians and researchers of the era will re... View more info