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Ball, Charles L. (fl. 1846) to William and R.P. Remington

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03545.24.38 Author/Creator: Ball, Charles L. (fl. 1846) Place Written: Cincinnati, Ohio Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 9 November 1846 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 27 x 41 cm.

Discusses selling some bonds of the Cincinnati & Whitewater Canal Co. which were jointly owned by a group of men including the Remingtons. Asks for the Remingtons' views on the matter.

From the archive of Baltimore attorney Nathaniel Williams.

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