215. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- 1864

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  • ["Dr Sir In reply to your note of 21st I am constrained to express my surprised at the intimation of a doubt by you as to whether you will receive payment of the rent to become due in January under our agreement, in current funds- knowing as you well do that the contract was made and the price adjusted with reference to the currency- While I beg no increase admit your right to demand [illegible] or to refuse currency in payment of the present years rent, I can by no means consent to retain this place for another year without an express stipulation for payment in current funds. I will retain the place for the next year with that stipulation inserted in our agreement, to which I do not think you can object. Otherwise I shall be compelled to remove"]
Title:
215. James B. Heyward to Frank Myers -- 1864
Creator:
Heyward and Ferguson families, 1806-1923
Date:
1864
Description:
1864 Letter from James B. Heyward to Frank Myers concerning an ongoing dispute about a rental agreement and the use of present currency. 1p.
Collection:
Heyward and Ferguson Family Papers, 1806-1923
Contributing Institution:
College of Charleston Libraries
Media Type:
Manuscripts
Personal or Corporate Subject:
Heyward family
Topical Subject:
Money--Confederate States of America
Geographic Subject:
Confederate States of America--Economic conditions
Shelving Locator:
Mss 0092, 0679_Box1Folder25.jpg
S.C. County:
Charleston County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
700 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL scanner, Archival Master is a tiff.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2009, The College of Charleston Libraries. All rights reserved. For more information contact The College of Charleston Library, Charleston, SC 29424.