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Contains 5 Results:

Letter, George L. Welcker in Washington, D.C. to James M. Welcker in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1844 May 29

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In this letter, George Welcker discusses Polk's nomination as the Democratic presidential candidate. Welcker found the nomination surprising, as the delegates had seemed split between Van Buren (who was later withdrawn) and Cass. He also marvels at the speed with which news can be transmitted via the new telegraph system.

Dates: 1844 May 29

Letter, John A. Havens in New York to James M. Welcker in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1848 December 18

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Havens discusses the $90.63 that Welcker advanced to a friend.

Dates: 1848 December 18

Letter, David Cleage in Athens, Tennessee to J. M. Welcker in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1853 May 21

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On behalf of the Plantation Bank, Cleage asks Welcker to please send the old certificate of stock in the East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad (issued to Gaines and J. C. Luttrell) to the bank.

Dates: 1853 May 21

Letter, Carrick W[hite] Park in Franklin, Tennessee to James M. Welcker in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1850 June 17

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In this note, Park discusses family news and expresses his intention to move back to Knoxville, saying that he would not live in this town for any consideration ... there is less sociability here than any place I ever was in.

Dates: 1850 June 17

Letter, William J. Standefer in Harrison, Tennessee, to Messrs. Welcker and Key in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1855 November 12

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Standefer encloses a statement (not found) of the money owed to Lenoir, Smith, and McCallie et. al. in their suit against H. S. Abraham et. al. He also sends checks to cover various outstanding debts.

Dates: 1855 November 12