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Orlando F. Payne Letters, ca. 1840-1842

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Orlando F. Payne Letters


ca. 1840-1842


The Filson Historical Society Special Collections Louisville, Kentucky 40208 USA

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[Identification of item], Orlando F. Payne Letters, ca. 1840-1842, Special Collections, The Filson Historical Society, Louisville.


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Scope and Content

Two letters dealing with rope and bagging manufacture. The first, ca. 1840, is addressed to New Orleans lawyer Charles M. Randall. It is a list of interrogatories to be put to Samuel Bell in the lawsuit of S. Reed v. Orlando Payne. The queried concern the sale and purchase of rope and bagging. The second letter, 1842 June 11, is signed by Orlando Payne at Lexington to the Swifts in Louisville. It concerns Payne's efforts to reimburse the Swifts by forwarding rope and bagging, and selling lots to raise money. Card index in repository


  • Bagging-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Rope trade-- Kentucky-- History-- Sources.
  • Swift family.

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