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J. J. G. Smith Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2385

J. J. G. Smith's letter to his brother (January 2, 1838) discusses his upcoming travels as a river boat captain. He will soon be headed north, moving stores for the U. S. Army. On the return trip, he plans to transport the 4th Regiment of U. S. Infantry from the Cherokee Agency to Tuscumbia, Ala. He also considers the benefits of taking a job on shore or continuing to work on the river. At the end of the letter, he sends his greetings to various people.

Dates

  • 1838 January 2

Conditions Governing Access

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Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

J. J. G. Smith's letter to his brother (January 2, 1838) discusses his upcoming travels as a river boat captain. He also considers the benefits of taking a job on shore or continuing to work on the river.

Biographical/Historical Note

No biographical information is available.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

This letter was purchased by Special Collections in July 2001.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480