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Horace Maynard Letter

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Identifier: MS-2231
Abstract Horace Maynard begins this December 12, 1857 letter to W. G. Parson Brownlow with an outline of his reasons for serving in Congress, including his desire to get a just proportion of government funding for the people of East Tennessee. He goes on to discuss a new custom house for Knoxville, emphasizing the building's importance in building up the town and mentioning the location that he feels would be optimal for the structure (between Cumberland and Clinch Streets on the north and south,...
Dates: 1857 December 12

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