This collection consists of one letter written from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by N. Cairns to Hugh McCalmont of Belfast, Ireland concerning business conditions in Brazil, the effects of the suppression of slavery and the slave trade had in Brazil, and its effects on commerce.
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Source: Purchases--Michael Brown Rare Books, LLC. Acc. 2015.178 was received by Special Collections in May 2015. This item was purchased with generosity of the Hooker Fund.
N. Cairns Letter to High McCalmont, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.