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Title:[Letter] 1819 Jul. 9, Knoxville [to] Major John Childs / R. B. Purdom : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Purdom, R. B.
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Date: July 9, 1819
Extent: 3p
Summary:This document is a letter written by R. B. Purdom in 1819, to Major John Childs regarding documents needing signed for one Robert Davis to receive his pay.
Collection:R. B. Purdom Letter
Box:MS-1450
Folder:n/a
Document: sc201
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Knoxville
July 9th 1819 Majr [Major]. John Childs
Sir

Some months ago I forwarded by a Wm [William] Bunch of this county some [unclear: Dfts [Drafts?] ] in favor of Robert Davis of Madison County _ (which he give to Doct [Doctor]. Frost and requested the Doctor to ask the favor of you to send them back to Huntsville . If after you had signd [signed]_ them. the Dfts have never been herd [heard] of since. If you have receivd [received] them will you be so good as to forward them to Robert Davis the proper ower owner




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as he can not tell what has become of them and you and thinks he is entitled to the pay. please forward them to him_ It was my self that give them to Bunch to attend to for me & Davis thinks I ought to find them.

I am yours
R. B. Purdom
[added: If you see Doct Frost I wish if you please you would ask him about the Dfts. & Drop us a line at Huntsville R. B. P.]



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Majr John Childs
Knox County
[unclear: in ] Rhea E Tn [East Tennessee]



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