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Title:[Letter] 1822 Oct. 10, Edwardsville [to] James Winchester, Cairo, Tennessee / P. Winchester : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Winchester, P.
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Date: October 10, 1822
Extent: 3p
Summary:This is a letter to General James Winchester dated October 10, 1822. The author is a nephew of Winchester's. The author wishes to receive a job recommendation from General Andrew Jackson. He hopes that James Winchester can help him obtain this recommendation.
Collection:James Winchester Papers
Box:4
Folder:13
Document:sl555
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Edwardsvile Oct [October] 10 1822
Dear Uncle

I have not written you for some time I write you on business of the first importance to me my Father in Law Died this day he was receiver of Publick [Public] money at this place I want the appointment if possible if I can get the recommendation of General Jackson who Stands high with the president I can get the appointment two members from this State will give me a zealous support and have wrote to the president I may get the other member I have not Seen him but will

I wish you would Send an express to Gen [General] Jackson and if you are not intimate with him [unclear: yet Serve ] one that is to write for me Should I get the appointment I can aid my mother [unclear: same with ] my mother in Law & four children I shall have




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to Support, the office was their support [added: with] and the Exertions of the [unclear: acct &c ] if you ever wish to Serve me attend to this Jackson can get me [added: the office] the Support Governor Edwards [added: I have he] has wrote us very warmly in my favor you can [unclear: refer ] any member you write to or any of the heads of Department to Edwards & Cook from this State for my claims [added: suffer me warmly] they are warmly my frends [friends]-

My Love to all
[unclear: P H Winchester ]
[added: Gov [Governor] Edwards has wrote the President [added: Jackson] I wish you to write him [added: them] refer to Edwards & Cook form my pretentions [pretensions]]



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[unclear: H. Ville K ]Oct 20
[added: [unclear: answered
24 Oct 1822
W ]
]
Genrl James Winchester Cairo Tennessee
[unclear: Palemaen ] Winchester10th Oct 1822
[added:
Bob 30
Brince 51
Cuff 36
Jim 46
Ben 15
Ned 47
Sarah 89
Mary 21
Dave 49
Jerry 40
374
]



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