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Anthony Foster Letter

Identifier: MS-1961

In this letter to David Henley, Anthony Foster reports that several days previously F. B. Sappington and Docr. May differed and fought. Although the duel was conducted gentlemanly on both side, Sappington was killed. May fled to Knoxville, and Foster asks Henley to advance May any money that he might need. The verso contains a note indicating that the letter was to be hand delivered by May.

Dates: 1800 March 20

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