The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820
Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, 2nd
May, John. d. 1790
One of ten letters by John May. 2nd, 17 August 1779 letter clarifies the plan in his 1st, 17 August 1779 letter. May proposes a scheme in which his brother would purchase 2,000 acres of British lands in Kentucky to avoid paying a penalty.
May, John. d. 1790--Correspondence
Filson Special Collections. Beall-Booth Family Papers
Filson Historical Society