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Benjamin Clements Surveyors Training Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1693
Abstract

This collection consists of a handwritten surveyors' training book, presumably written by Benjamin Clements in 1806.

Dates: 1806

E. S. Chesbrough Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0923
Abstract

E. S. Chesbrough wrote this letter to H. M. Nelson, a civil engineer in Faytteville, North Carolina, from Knoxville, Tennessee on June 12, 1837. In it, Chesbrough describes spending the night with a local family in a small cabin, mentions his duties as a surveyor, and discusses some church matters. This collection also houses a typewritten transcript of the original letter.

Dates: 1837 June 12

Grainger County Surveyors' Book

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1673
Abstract

This collection features a book containing records of surveyed land within Grainger County, Fifth District, 40th Section, in the state of Tennessee. The entries in the book date from December 23, 1807, to November 9, 1810.

Dates: 1807 December 23-1810 November 9

Washington County Survey

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3608
Abstract

This survey was done by Matthew Stephenson for James Gray. It reports on an oddly shaped lot of 118 acres near Brownsboro, Tennessee on the Nolichucky River. The plot is on the road from Brownsboro to Leesburg and borders William Mitchell's corner and Adam Gann's line.

Dates: 1807 May 2

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