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Mordecai Meyers letter to Matthew Maury

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Identifier: SC 01650
Scope and Contents A two-page letter from Petersburg, VA informing Maury of the inability to pull into the Harbor ar Norfolk due to the high winds and the desire to protect the cargo for the owners. Additionally, he gives reports on behalf of Captian Bliss of the cargo on board other vessels, chiefly cotton, tobacco, flour, and wheat.

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  • Names: Gary Alonzo Barranger X
  • Subject: Cotton trade--Southern States--History--19th century X