A Guide to the R. W. Harkey Letter, 1871
Businessman R. W. Harkey lived in Waxahachie, Texas, in the 1870s.
The R. W. Harkey Letter, 1871, concerns a contract between Waxahachie resident R. W. Harkey and R. B. Cade over the exchange of two cords of wood per thousand bricks. Harkey expresses discomfort over shipping costs and desires to renegotiate the settlement.
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R. W. Harkey Letter, 1871, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.
Basic processing and cataloging of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light project, 2009-2011.
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