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Moses Easterly letters, 1814-1815.

Identifier: MM.2015.002

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Three letters written by Moses Easterly written while traveling with Andrew Jackson’s troops during the War of 1812. Written to his wife Charlotte Fudge Easterly at home on the border of Cocke and Greene Counties, Tenn. 3 pcs. 1. Moses Easterly, Rhea County, Washington, December 7, 1814. To Charlotte Easterly, Cock[e] County, E. Tennessee. ALS 3 pp. (1 pc.). Re: Family health; five thousand pounds of stinking beef at Kingston, thrown into Clinch River; waiting for orders to move; under General Thomas Coulter. 2. [Moses Easterly], Lookout Mountain, (Camp Four Springs), December 21, 1814. To wife Charlotte Easterly, Cocke County, E. Tenn. AL 1 p. Re: may be sent to New Orleans; General Coulter; would like to hire a substitute to serve but does not have $150 to pay for one. 3. Moses Easterly, Fort Jackson. January 20, 1815. To Charlotte Easterly Greene County, E. Tennessee. ALS 1 p. Left Fort Strother, no provisions at [Fort Jackson], going to Fort Claborn; boats being built on the Tallaposey to join Gen. Jackson.

Added 03/2020 as MM.2015.002a: Other Moses Easterly Documents including two Bills of Sale for Negro slaves, deed, receipts, circular for land warrants, and a letter.


  • 1814-1815

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