Letter to Samuel Fox from Giles Saunders regarding the slave trade [4]

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This letter was written on March 21, 1847, by Giles Saunders to Samuel Fox. Saunders describes receiving a check for $700 from Fox. Saunders states that seven enslaved people were recently sent home and should arrive soon. He goes on to describe current slave prices at auction. 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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