Letter to Samuel Fox from Giles Saunders regarding the slave trade [2]

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This letter was written on May 18, 1849, by Giles Saunders to Samuel Fox. Saunders details the sale of two enslaved men at a total of $355.00 profit while expressing concerns about the current market. The history of enslaved persons is often difficult to uncover. Letters such as this are helpful sources that provide us with clues about individuals and their history. Help us transcribe this letter detailing the business of selling enslaved persons.

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