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The First American West: The Ohio River Valley, 1750-1820


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Letter from John May to Samuel Beall, 2nd

AUTHOR/CREATOR
May, John. d. 1790

CREATED/PUBLISHED
1779-08-17

SUMMARY
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.

NOTES
5 p.

SUBJECTS
May, John. d. 1790--Correspondence
Beall, Samuel--Correspondence
Land speculation--Kentucky
Land

RESOURCE TYPE
Text
Correspondence

SOURCE COLLECTION
Filson Special Collections. Beall-Booth Family Papers

REPOSITORY
Filson Historical Society

DIGITAL ID
icufaw bmf0068

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