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South West Point

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Isaiah Walker journal. [Blount County, Tenn.,]. Ca. 1790s-1870s. (photocopy)

Identifier: MM.2004.013
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Isaiah Walker journal. [Blount County, Tenn., Jackson County, Ala., etc.]. Ca. 1790s-1870s. (photocopy) Includes Walker family records (births, marriages, deaths) and other family records; 1790s records re: sheriffs of Wythe & Montgomery Counties; 1817 journal entry re: South West Point and the Cherokee Nation; business account information, etc.

Dates: 1790-1870

Major William Peters letter to Col. David Henley, South West Point. January 16, 1800.

Identifier: MM.2002.001
Scope and Contents January 16, 1800, letter from William Peters, Major Commanding, South West Point, to Colonel David Henley, Agent of War, Knoxville. ALS 1 p. Re: Wagons on the way, supplies needed urgently, ‘our boats for the want of hemp are much out of repair and not capable of doing us any service and our men are very bare of clothes.’ Seller notes that Fort Southwest Point was located at the confluence of the Tennessee and Clinch Rivers, the site of present-day Kingston. Correspondence from this fort is...
Dates: 1800