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Title:[Letter] 1811 Dec. 7 [to] James Winchester, Sumner County [Tennessee] / John Donelson : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Donelson, John

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Date: December 7, 1811
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter from John Donelson to General James Winchester, dated December 7, 1811. Donelson is writing in regards to General Andrew Jackson. Jackson sold Winchester some land. Donelson says that Jackson intends to visit him soon, but did not receive the last letter that Winchester sent him.
Collection:James Winchester Papers

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Genl [General] Winchester Sir/

my Brother Alexander Donelson Shew [Show] me a letter which you__ wrote to Genl Jackson on the subject of the land he sold yourself and John Morgain I meeting with Mr Wheary I have thought proper to write you these lines as I had not opportunity of seeing him tho [although] he says [added: he] will go up and See you shortly as you perhaps may be uneasy I wish to Say to you what he tell, me he Say, the Grant is Recorded. in Majr [Major] Wilson s office and his Deed also the Grant was issued in the name of Even Eveings and from him he had his Deed. he says at the time he had the arbitration with David Shelby he had them both thus nor nether does he no [know] in whose hands they were left more posst probable in the hands of Brother Sam Donelson but may be in hands of Mayr Bradford .

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Genl Jackson; also John Overton Esqr [Esquire] Judge Stewart as they were all their [there] about the arbitration he did not git [get] your letter near ten days after it came to nashville and Genl Jackson is gone to the natchez and if he has it as it is more probable he can not git it untill [until] his return

I am your most Ob Servt [Obedient Servant]
John Donelson
7 December 1811

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[added: John Donelson
7th Decr [December] 1811]

Genl James Winchester Sumner County
[added: Mr Wheary ]

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