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Title:[Letter] 1797 Jun. 28, Knoxville [Tennessee, to] Jesse Payne, Little Limestone [Tennessee] / Nath[anie]l Cowan : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Cowan, Nathaniel

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Date: June 28, 1797
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter from Nathaniel Cowan to Jesse Payne, dated June 28, 1797. Cowan is reporting about a shipment of flour and whiskey that he has recently received from Payne, via a Mr. Young.
Collection:Nathaniel Cowan Papers
Box:MS 801
Document: sc208

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Knoxville [unclear: June ] 28 1797

I Received your friendly Letter together with the flower [flour] you Say you weiged [weighed] twenty Hundred & fifteen weight which I thank you for your Trouble you Say you Sent one hundred & four Gallons of whiskey By Mr young one cast was enjured [injured] in the Carrage [Carriage] and I had it measured and there was Just forty Gallons of it and the other Cask is not Sufficient for to hold it I will Take what [unclear: Came ] I Can of it and not Let it be last and [unclear: will princley [princely] obay [obey] ] your Directions by it Mr young Says he will pay you for what is Lost of the whiskey [unclear: Ive ] you Say you will be Down I would be glad to See you hear & if you Cannot Come Down Send a letter when I must be up as you wright [write] me

I & Brothers [unclear: famely [family] is well no more ]
I am thy friend whilest [whilst]
Nathl [Nathaniel] Cowan
[added: Jesse Paine ]

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Jesse Payne Esqr [Esquire] Little Limestone
[added: Mr young]

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