CALL FAMILY PAPERS (continued) - Box: 5 Folder: 1 Item: 3

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Item Description

  • Letter, April 16, 1825, T[homas] Dunlap, Philadelphia lawyer, author, and industrialist, to General R. K. Call, 2 pp., agreeing to supply capital ''to employ in the purchase of land in Florida the sum of Twenty five Thousand Dollars . . . If the Government grant to Lafayette is yet attainable the Gentlemen concerned would prefer that . . . if not, they wish you to use your own judgment in general purchases of land . . . the object of the present speculation is not that of a permanent investment nor of purchases requiring any very considerable length of time to make them profitable, but . . . a handsome profit with prompt returns. . .''

Box Description

  • CALL FAMILY PAPERS (continued)

Folder Description

  • 1966 Addition to Call Collection (1 of 4), 1799-1833