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Appleby, Charles Edgar, 1824-1913.

 Person

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Letters from Occupied New Orleans

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-M-1154
Scope and Contents These two letters are thought to have been sent to Charles Edgar Appleby (1824-1913). Known as Edgar to his family, he was a real estate investor during the last half of the nineteenth century. The donor believes that the author of the letters may be John Appleby (1822-?), Charles Edgar Appleby's brother. The letters concern a trade business operating in New Orleans, and discuss prices and the market for several different commodities such as sugar, salt, molasses, and hay. The 1863 letter...
Dates: 1862-1863