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Cairo, Tennessee mercantile business letters

Cairo, Tennessee mercantile business letters

Descriptive Summary

Title: Cairo, Tennessee mercantile business letters
Creator: David Warfield and James Pogue (Firm)
Creator: Harvey and Cage (Firm)
Inclusive Dates: 1821
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s) (2 letters)
Collection Number: ms1272
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of two letters addressed to mercantile establishments in Cairo, Tennessee. The first from Harvey and Cage, merchants of New Orleans, to Messrs. Williston Hall and Company is dated 7 May 1821, and discusses river shipping and Tennessee's need for groceries and staple goods. The second letter, written 4 November 1821 from Baltimore, to Messrs. Stokely Venison and Company is from the firm of David Warfield and James Pogue. It discusses outstanding accounts and payment of the amount.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cairo, Tennessee mercantile business letters, ms 1272. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Commerce -- Tennessee -- Cairo.
Merchants -- Tennessee -- Cairo.
Stokely Venison and Company
Williston Hall and Company

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letters, 1821