1812 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER BY GEORGIA SUGAR PLANTATION OWNER MOVING TO LOUISIANA TO HIS FAMED BUSINESS PARTNER SAMUEL COATES OF PHILADELPHIA

JOHN JOSEPH COIRON

Published by NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA LA PHILADELPHIA PA, 1812
Condition: Good Soft cover
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On offer is a super, original handwritten manuscript autograph latter signed [ALS] and dated January 21, 1812 New Orleans Louisiana by a Georgia sugar plantation owner John Joseph Coiron to his friend and associate Samuel Coates in Philadelphia. Research finds that Mr. Coiron was a noted businessman, slave-owner and entrepreneur whose portrait hangs in the Louisiana State Museum. His wife, Zelime Gautier is buried in New Orleans. Mr. Coates is also famous in his own right having been very prominent in Philadelphia. The letter mentions the plantation owner's 30 day journey from Savannah with his entire family through Creek Indian territory to New Orleans, the costs of his newly purchased plantation, the city of Washington, etc. This is one sheet written of both sides. G+. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 000905

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Title: 1812 HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT LETTER BY ...

Publisher: NEW ORLEANS LOUISIANA LA PHILADELPHIA PA

Publication Date: 1812

Binding: Manuscript

Book Condition:Good

Signed: Autograph

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M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts: M. Benjamin Katz, Fine Books/Rare Manuscripts is located in Toronto, Canada doing business by appointment, and having an online presence selling rare books and manuscripts since 1999. Specializing in handwritten, historically significant books, manuscripts, diaries, documents and ephemera. A member of The Manuscript Society each treasure on offer is guaranteed authentic and as represented for life. Worldwide clientele includes public, private and university libraries on both sides of the Atlantic and Pacific. Always buying collections and estates.

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