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Title: [Letter] Dec. 18, ca. 1820, Greeneville [to] Peggy A. Ramsey, Swan Pond, Knox County [Tennessee] / H. Ramsey : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Ramsey, H.

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Date: December 18, ca. 1820
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter to Peggy A. Ramsey from her husband, dated December 18 of an unknown year (probably around 1820). Ramsey writes about his travels. He mentions many names of people he has seen and stayed with.
Collection:Ramsey Papers
Box:MS 253, B1
Document: sc216

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Greeneville Saturday 12 OClock
Dear wife

I got here two Hours ago, Wednesday night I lodged at [unclear: Bredgtetons ] , Thursday morning came by Perk s and to Mr Reef s for breakfast, and came that night to Major M Farland s yesterday from there to Major M Farland Mr McCall s Charles has just gone on before me and will reach Mr Gordan s this night the roads are extremely bad I may not be able to reach home on account of the badness of the roads as soon as I expected May God have you all in his holy keeping and cause his face to shine upon you, so prays your affectionate Husband

H Ramsey

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Greeneville Dcr [December] 18th
Mrs Peggy A. Ramsey Swan-pond Knox County
[added: p mail] [added: Captain [unclear: Crozier ] will please to send this letter to Mrs Ramsey as early as possible and oblige
H Ramsey]

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