J. W. Young Letter
Scope and Contents
The collection contains a letter from J. W. Young, an Alabama cotton grower, to his cousin in North Carolina. In the letter he discusses the price of cotton, the lack of Episcopalian churches, and possibly moving on to cheaper lands in Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and even Texas.
- 1835 May 18
- Young, J. W. (Person)
Biographical / Historical
J. W. Young emigrated from North Carolina to Alabama in the early 1830s. He lived and grew cotton in Greene County.
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Letter from Alabama cotton grower to his cousin, a doctor in North Carolina
purchased from Benjamin Katz, 2015
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Martha Bace, 2015
- Guide to the J. W. Young Letter
- July 2015
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