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Letter (2) to S.P. Grove re boat ( more details)

Waters and Zimmerman to S. P. Grove Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Alexandria, Feb 11, 1852

Mr. Stephen P. Grove

Dear Sir
Your letter of Feb 9th 1852 we recd this morning. We will take for one of our boats $900 - $300 Cash- balance paid in 6 & 9 mos. bearing[?] interest with security. This is the best we can do. We have been offered not far from that amt already - We apprehend no difficulty in getting that price.

Yrs Respy
Waters & Zimmerman


Waters and Zimmerman [?]

The document belongs to Patricia Hammond.

The 1850 census shows Benjamin Waters and Neuben Zimmerman of Alexandria as lumber merchants. S. P. Grove of Sharpsburg was listed in both the 1850 and 1860 census as a farmer, (not a coal merchant, as the letter implies).


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28 x 22 cms

Chesapeake and Ohio Canal (Md.); Washington County (Md.), History

Maryland, 1824-1938

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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