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Author: Robert Morris
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection contains materials chiefly concerning his dealings in the tobacco trade. Included are complaints, statements, depositions, and other legal documents along with correspondence and copies of correspondence relating to a lawsuit in the tobacco trade between Morris and William Alexander & Co., of Richmond, Va. One letter discusses the purchase of tobacco in N.C. with depreciated paper currency. There is also  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Legal documents
Named Person: Robert Morris; Robert Morris
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Morris
OCLC Number: 39537438
Notes: Partially processed collection. Cataloged from Guide and accession records.
Description: 143 items.

Abstract:

Collection contains materials chiefly concerning his dealings in the tobacco trade. Included are complaints, statements, depositions, and other legal documents along with correspondence and copies of correspondence relating to a lawsuit in the tobacco trade between Morris and William Alexander & Co., of Richmond, Va. One letter discusses the purchase of tobacco in N.C. with depreciated paper currency. There is also correspondence, maps, and other items related to Morris's land speculation in Georgia. His financial interests there were a part of the larger controversy known as the Yazoo Land Fraud, a complicated legal case settled finally by Chief Justice John Marshall in 1814.

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