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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) on April 19, 1887. The letter acknowledged renewal of three promissory notes held by Sanford with the company. According to the letter, the company was operating under the…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated November 16, 1886. The letter indicated several transactions made by the company, including remitting of £520 to the Banque de Paris et des Pays-Bas, the amount "being…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) on October 27, 1887. The letter indicates that, "at the request of Mr. William MacKinnon," Gray Dawes and Company had issued Sanford three promissory notes—valued at £2,000,…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated August 15, 1887. The letter acknowledged receipt of a requested £200.14.4, paid for by Sanford in the form of a bank check issued by the Banque de Paris et des Pay-Bas.…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated August 11, 1887. The letter acknowledged receipt of Sanford returning four promissory notes in the amount of £6,423.17.6, extended for an additional period of six…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated August 8, 1887. The letter acknowledged receipt of an earlier letter from Sanford and indicated the successful renewal of several promissory notes amounting to a total…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated August 5, 1887. The letter noted that Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893), whom the loan was owed, was willing to extend the payment due date for the promissory note of…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated April 23, 1887. The letter acknowledged receipt of a check from the Banque de Paris et des Pay-Bas in the amount of £79.15.2 toward the extension of various promissory…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated April 21, 1887. The letter acknowledged Sanford's renewal of three promissory notes held with the company, valued respectively at £2,000; £1,500; and £1,500. This…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated December 31, 1884. Dawes was one of the founding partners of Gray Dawes and Company. The lengthy letter discussed a number of business matters related to the…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891),dated December 28, 1884. The letter discussed topics related to the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC), including the issuing of new shares and the purchase…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated December 5, 1884. The letter included a discussion of the "Abrams suit," referring to a lawsuit involving Sanford, as well as the Powell Grant proposal and the…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated November 3, 1884. In this letter, topics included discussion of business related to the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC), as well as Sir William…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated July 28, 1884. The brief letter discussed personal plans as well as an update from the Florida Land and Colonization Company (FLCC) viaG. A. Thompson. Dawes…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Jules Levita, dated April 15, 1884. Levita was a business associate and lawyer based in Paris, France, at the time. The letter discussed plans to schedule a meeting between Dawes and Levita. Dawes…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated March 14, 1884. The letter discussed the recent correspondence of Sanford and highlighted the growing rift between the London-based board members and Sanford…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated October 26, 1883. In this letter, he indicated to Sanford his upcoming schedule, with regard to the ultimate goal of meeting with Sanford in London,…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated January 24, 1882. In the letter, Dawes acknowledged Sanford's earlier requests for company information, indicating that he had "requested Mr. Waller to send…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated January 6, 1882. The letter acknowledged earlier correspondence and also served to thank Sanford for some boxes of fruit sent to London, England. The letter…

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A letter from Edwyn Sandys Dawes (1838-1903) to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated December 8, 1881. In the letter, Dawes noted that he had received several letters from Sanford that were addressed to the board of the Florida Land and…

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A letter from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891), dated May 6, 1880. The letter notified Sanford of the £8,000 loan provided by Sir William MacKinnon (1823-1893),which was later "made over" to Gray Dawes and Company. The…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated August 4, 1886. The statement indicated the yearly interest charge on a loan of £6,423.17.6. With interest accrued at 6%, the amount due by Sanford was £385.8.8.…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated August 6, 1889. The statement indicated the amount of interest and discounts due to Sanford for the year. The included a discount of £167.38 on a promissory note…

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Atatement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated August 5, 1887. The statement indicated the interest due for the period from August 1887 to February 1888, an amount of £197.94. The initial amount of the loan was…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated February 23, 1881. The statement reflected the account activity from January 1880 to February 1881, including the initial loan of £8,000, the interest accrued after…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated July 14, 1880. The statement lists the 6-month interest charge on an advance of £8,000 to Sanford, loaned against Sanford's property in Florida at a rate of 5 percent…

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A statement from Gray Dawes and Company to Henry Shelton Sanford (1823-1891) dated January 28, 1880. The statement lists charges for the shipment of 10 boxes of oranges from New York to London. The oranges may have been sent to the London-based…