John Allen papers

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Business and personal correspondence, including letters from Chapman Johnson and Richard L.T. Beale concerning land purchases and the settlement of a court case. One letter from sister Polly Allen Caldwell describes winter in New Orleans, 1837, and Revolutionary War pension claims. A letter of 1845 describes Memphis, Tenn.

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