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Mason, George C. to "my dear friend", 1865

Folder 9

 File — Folder: 9
Identifier: Folder 9

Scope and Contents

Two letters regarding the end of the U.S. Civil War; offers a proposition for leasing plantation land through the Freedman's Bureau and working them with paid labor of African Americans; notes that Northern men have made profits doing this and provides an estimate of anticipated costs and probable income.

Dates

  • Created: 1865

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 0.42 Linear Feet

From the Collection: 1 document box other_unmapped

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

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