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Title:[Letter] 1850 Nov. 7, Fountain Head, Sumner County, Tennessee [to] A[dam] Fergusson, Carthage, Tennessee / Abram Bradley : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Bradley, Abram

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Date: November 7, 1850
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from Abram Bradley to Adam Fergusson, dated November 7, 1850. Bradley writes that his father received 274 acres for his service in the Revolutionary War. It is possible that he is due another 160 acres. Bradley wants Fergusson, a pension attorney, to write him and let him know for sure.
Collection:Fergusson Papers IV-G-1

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Fountain Head Sumner County Tennes[gap]Novr [November] 7th 1850 Mr A. [Adam] Furgason [Fergusson] Esqr [Esquire]

after parting with you in Gallatin I felt Sorry that I had not Said Something more to you on the Sebject [Subject] of Land claimes [claims] in regard to the old Revolutionary Soldiers and know if my Father or his Heirs is entitled to any thing for his Services. He enlisted August the 9th 1777 for three years Served his time out was Discharged drew his monthly pay drew a Land Warrant for 274 acres was all he ever drew untill [until] he was enscribed [inscribed] on the Pention [Pension] List Some few years before his Death. But he has never drew any Land except the 274 acres that he was entitled too [to] under his enlistment I see that in the different discriptions [descriptions] of Troops named by this man at Detroit he names the Soldiers of the Revolution as being entitled to 160 acres if there is any such [added: Act] passed Since the Revolutionary War closed he has never Received any thing only what is named above. If th Please Write to me and let me know whether or not there is any thing due. Myself and Brother is well and remain your friends &c [and etcetera]

Abram Bradley
[added: P. S. [Post Script] Direct your letter to Fountain Head P. O. [Post Office]]

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Fountain Head PaidTen [Tennessee]Nov 9
Mr A. Furgason Esqr Carthradge [Carthage] Tennessee

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