Letter from John Edwards to George W. William, Esq., December 1824, regarding "hiring negro boys to make cigars." Note: John Edwards (1748-1837) was an American planter and statesman who was instrumental in Kentucky statehood. He represented the state in the United States Senate and afterward served in both houses of the state legislature. He died on his plantation in Paris, Kentucky. Estimate $200-250 The absence of a condition statement does not imply that the lot is in perfect condition or completely free from wear and tear, imperfections or the effects of aging. Condition requests can be obtained via email (lot inquiry button) or by telephone to the appropriate gallery location (Boston/617.350.5400 or Marlborough/508.970.3000). Any condition statement given, as a courtesy to a client, is only an opinion and should not be treated as a statement of fact. Skinner Inc. shall have no responsibility for any error or omission.