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Butler discusses financial and legal matters regarding his problems with squatters on his "Salvadore lands" in South Carolina. 1806.
Dear Sir I will thank you for Mr. Symkin’s last letter; it is necessary that I should write to him immediately. If the Gentlemen who are holders, or Representatives of holders of shares in the Salvadore Lands, think of meeting the necessary advances, or rather payments, for Services already rendered, it should be done promptly. Hitherto I have made myself responsible for the necessary expenditures in Carolina - one hundred and twenty Suits of Ejectment, cannot be brought without much writing and sacrifice of time; and some money to the Clerks of the Court for the writs: add to that, a Journey of two hundred and forty miles, going and returning, taken by Mr Symkins on our acct without payment - If $250 create a difficulty, what will not $750 create? I am respectfully Dear Sir Yr Most Obedt P. Butler. Chestnut St. Jany 21 - 1806
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Butler, Pierce, "Letter from Pierce Butler regarding his "Salvadore lands" in South Carolina. 1806." (1806). Broadus R. Littlejohn, Jr. Manuscript and Ephemera Collection. 136.
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