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31 October 1863: “The objects of this association is to diminish the exorbitant rates at which the necessaries of life are selling…”

Item Description: On 31 October 1863, Cornelius noted attending a meeting of the Albemarle Mutual Relief Association. This organization was formed to try to combat the high prices brought about by the war, by buying in bulk at good prices … Continue reading

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