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W. B. Lewis Letter

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0857
Abstract

In this letter, W. B. Lewis relates news about several friends and family members, mentions that cholera is still afflicting Nashville and the surrounding areas, asks Jackson to pass some news to Ralph E. W. Earl, and complains that [t]imes in Nashville are exceedingly dull and hard. He closes by asking after General Eaton (who he thinks should come to Nashville because the Foster and Grundy parties are waxing very hot) and sending his respects to Jackson's family.

Dates: 1833 May 1

William C. Dunlap Circular

 Collection
Identifier: MS-3612
Abstract

William Dunlap sent this three-page letter of extravagant prose to the citizens of Roane and Morgan Counties in order to tell them about his positions during a campaign for state legislator.

Dates: 1825 July 27

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