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Title:[Letter] 1798 Feb. 28, Philadelphia [ Pennslyvania, to] David Henley, Knoxville [Tennessee] / Samuel Hodgdon: a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Hodgdon, Samuel
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Date: February 28, 1798
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from Samuel Hodgdon to David Henley, dated February 28, 1798. Hodgdon informs Henley that there are some wagons headed to him with supplies for an upcoming treaty meeting.
Collection:David Henley Collection
Box:n/a
Folder:33
Document:sl476
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Philadelphia 28th February 1798
Sir,

Yesterday two Waggoners [Wagoners] by the names of Wolfe & Beard left this City with the Waggons [Wagons] loaded to your address containing a number of Articles for the intended Treaty with the Cherokee Indians , and also the Presses and Papers necessary for carrying the Law relative to Stamps into full execution in the State of Tennessee I have furnished each of them with Two hundred and twenty five Dollars to enable them to proceed if from any unforeseen circumstance these Sums should prove insufficient, you will please to make them a farther advance and it shall be placed to your credit in my Books___

If there is any Public Loading on hand at the time of their arrival you will please to commit it to them as return Loads, as in that way it will be transported for a small Expense____

I am,
Sir,
Your most Obedient Servant
Samuel Hodgdon
Colonel David Henley Knoxville



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Colonel David HenleyKnoxvilleSouth Western Territory United States
Phila [Philadelphia]28 Febry [February] 1798Samuel Hodgdons



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