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Levi Laxton papers, 1828-1890 (bulk 1830s).

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Creator: Laxton, Levi, fl. 1828-1890.
Collection number: 416
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Abstract: Family and business correspondence, chiefly 1830s, and some financial papers, including slave bills of sale, of Laxton, merchant and postmaster at Collettesville (originally Burke County, later Caldwell County), N.C. Correspondence deals with buying and selling merchandise and with family and community matters, and includes one 1839 letter describing land for sale in “Cherokee country.”

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Financial papers include slave bills of sale from 1833-1835.

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