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James S. Meek letter to Lemuel McBee, May 29, 1835.

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Identifier: MM.2018.004
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Letter from James S. Meek, Caldwell County, Ky, (postmarked Princeton, Ky.), to Lemuel McBee, Newmarket (New Market), Jefferson County, Tenn. May 29, 1835. ALS 4 pp. (1 pc.). Family news, growing and selling tobacco, U. S. Bank and bank charter, Judge White is the peoples’ candidate, caucus of nine members of Congress and David Crockett, the great coonkiller of the west, politics, let me know the price of Negroes there, wish to buy one or two negroes,

Dates: 1835

Phillip Hale letter to his wife Eliza

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Identifier: MM.2021.004
Scope and Contents May 9, 1822. Letter to Mrs. Eliza Hale, Sullivan County (Tenn.) from her husband Philip Hale (Tuscaloosa). ALS. 4 pp (1 pc). Letter addressed to "Mrs. Eliza Hale; Boatyard [Kingsport]; Sullivan County; East Tennessee" No envelope - paper folded into rectangle and address written on back (Handwritten postage of 18.5 cents - approx $4.18 in 2021)Letter addressed "Dear Wife" and Phillip calls her "Betsy" in the body of the letter.Letter discusses...
Dates: 1822

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