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Letter, 1836 Feb. 23, Riceburg, Ga., to Mr. L. Whitaker, Camden, S.C.

Author: William Kennedy
Edition/Format:   Print book : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Letter written en route to St. Mary's, Ga.; reporting having traveled twenty miles and plans to travel six miles farther before stopping; commenting on the leadership of Col. [Pierce Mason] Butler, "very rigid but quite the gent[lema]n," and requesting that Whitaker attend to Kennedy's "planting interest" including mention of his overseer, "direct McDonald to do just as for yourself."
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
Personal narratives
Named Person: William Kennedy; Pierce Mason Butler; L Whitaker
Material Type: Manuscript
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: William Kennedy
OCLC Number: 31028246
Description: 1 item.

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Letter written en route to St. Mary's, Ga.; reporting having traveled twenty miles and plans to travel six miles farther before stopping; commenting on the leadership of Col. [Pierce Mason] Butler, "very rigid but quite the gent[lema]n," and requesting that Whitaker attend to Kennedy's "planting interest" including mention of his overseer, "direct McDonald to do just as for yourself."

Includes post script, "Say to anyone who enquires that all are well, men and horses."

Back page of letter is damaged, first name of recipient, "Mr. L. Whitaker," is missing from the address.

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