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John Sevier Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3231
Abstract

This collection houses a single handwritten letter from John Sevier to an Honorable [M] Smith in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1792 regarding the region's escalating hostilities with the Creek and Cherokee nations.

Dates: 1792 October 30

Willie Blount Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0737
Abstract

Tennessee Governor Willie Blount wrote this letter to Henry Newman, Jr. in Boston on December 10, 1811. In it, he expresses his hope that the United States will teach the indigenous people on the Wabash and their [foreign] aiders and abetters, that we are not only united but determined to be free and independent of all nations. He also discusses family and personal business, including Judge Hugh L. White and his family.

Dates: 1811 December 10

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