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James C. Luttrell Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1967

In this letter, James C. Luttrell informs Robert Armstrong that he and Thomas Brown have arranged for Luttrell to provide Armstrong with an order for the amount Luttrell owes on a debt. Armstrong will then give the order to Brown, who will pay the amount indicated. Luttrell had originally borrowed $110.75 and calculates that he still owes Armstrong $63.75.

Dates

  • 1816 May 9

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Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

In this letter, James C. Luttrell informs Robert Armstrong that he and Thomas Brown have arranged for Luttrell to provide Armstrong with an order for the amount that Luttrell owes on a debt. Armstrong will then give the order to Brown, who will pay the amount indicated. Luttrell had originally borrowed $110.75 and calculates that he still owes Armstrong $63.75.

Biographical/Historical Note

James Churchwell Luttrell was born on February 12, 1755 to Richard and Sarah (Churchwell) Luttrell in Westmoreland County, Virginia. He married Elizabeth Witt, and the couple had 10 children: William, Nancy, James Churchwell, Martha, Lewis, Abner, Elizabeth, Sarah, Rhoda, and Robert. Luttrell fought in the Revolutionary War as a Minuteman under Captain James Dillard (1780) and as a Private under Captain Charles Christian (1781). When the war ended, the family moved to Knox County, Tennessee. Luttrell died in Knoxville in 1848.

Arrangement

Collection consists of a single folder.

Acquisition Note

The University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville, Special Collections purchased this collection in June of 2000.

Repository Details

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

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