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Welsh Colony Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1813
Abstract

William Jones (nephew of Samuel Roberts) collected these papers. He and Richard Roberts were the trustees of Samuel Roberts' will and were entrusted with the responsibility of seeing the land claims through to resolution. Included are copies of documents dealing with original land purchases from E. D. Saxton, maps showing the locations of the purchased tracts, testimonies of William and Richard Edward Jones, and brief accounts of the history of the Welsh Colony written by William Jones.

Dates: 1836-1937

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  • Subject: Anderson County (Tenn.) -- History. X
  • Subject: Welsh -- Tennessee. X