Peter Wier, Gainsville, Alabama to "brother" (A.G. Wier, Danville, Virginia), 1840 December 9

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Title

Peter Wier, Gainsville, Alabama to "brother" (A.G. Wier, Danville, Virginia), 1840 December 9

Description

Apologizes for not coming this past summer since he had a lot of business to attend to; describes favorable judgements he got in court that past year - a judgement for $3,500; a levy against 16 Negroes and others; believes he will win a case against Welsh on Welsh's property; says his case in circuit court in Jackson is laid over until April; gives advice to Armstead on how to conduct his life; says people are in debt where he is and only Negroes bring in money; states going rates; describes land prices; tells him to look out for sale of land and if so try to get it for cash or good Negroes.

Creator

Wier, Peter

Source

Wier Family Papers, Box: 1, Folder 1

Identifier

Mss. 65s W63

Contributor

Wier, Armistead G.

Language

eng

Type

Text

Date Created

1840-12-09

Is Part Of

Wier Family Papers

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Status

To transcribe

Percent Completed

100

Weight

100100

Citation

Wier, Peter, “Peter Wier, Gainsville, Alabama to "brother" (A.G. Wier, Danville, Virginia), 1840 December 9,” W&M Transcribe, accessed May 30, 2024, https://transcribe.libraries.wm.edu/items/show/5327.