ID: LaRC/Manuscripts Collection 467
Extent: 1.0 Boxes
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Scope and Contents: The collection consists of correspondence, bills and receipts for services and merchandise, deeds of sale, military orders, bills of exchange, promissory notes, and personal and business correspondence of John Collins and John Avery Collins. The letters concern business transactions and trade possibilities in Louisiana, Georgia, as well as North and South Carolina. They also mention current prices of commodities, freight rates, political conditions, as well as personal and family affairs. Correspondence to John Collins is from Richard Carpenter, Plantation R. Mississippi, and Daniel Williams. Correspondents to John Avery Collins include John Avery, Jr. and Andrew Collins.