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    Two Early Kentucky Letters Dealing With Tobacco. Includes a three page letter, 7.75" x 10", Lexington, July 16, 1817, settling accounts for goods sold including "manfd tobacco...1500 pounds of large twist or best Cavendish", ink slightly faded, with the usual fold creases, else very good; and a two page letter, 8" x 10.25", Lexington, April 27, 1818, again settling accounts for tobacco sold, "Annex'd you have Invt. Of 17 Kegs Tobacco which started from here on the 23rd for Louisville, from thence it will be shipd [sic] to messes Talcott & Barnes N. Orleans", toned with the usual fold creases, a hole corresponding to the wax seal, and a few small archival tape repairs, else very good. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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