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Title Letter, 1819, Cabell to Watts
Dates of Creation September 13, 1819
Scope & Content Letter dated September 13, 1819 from Benjamin W. S. Cabell of Danville, Virginia, to Edward Watts, Esquire, of Lynchburg, Virginia. Cabell is replying to a letter from Watts. Cabell states that he is unable to pay any of the money he owes to Watts by September 20, 1819. He says he has already paid nearly $8,000 to Watts for property in Lynchburg upon which Watts holds a note, and suggests that the property is sufficient surety for the remaining $9,000 that he owes. Cabell discusses the harm that would result to both if Watts decided to bring suit against him.
Year Range from 1819
Creator Cabell, Benjamin W.S.
Year Range to 1819
Subjects Labor
Letters
Cities & towns
Business agreements
Debt
Land
Search Terms Danville, Virginia
Lynchburg, Virginia
People Roy, Unknown
Cabell, Benjamin W. S.
Watts, Edward, Esquire
Notes Letter was originally folded to make its own envelope and sealed with red wax, traces of which remain.
Collection Watts Collection
Imagefile 014\19982623.JPG
Number of images 4
Object Name Letter
Catalog Number 1998.26.023
Extent of Description One page folded, four sides, 7 3/4" x 9 3/4"