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Title:[Letter] 1836 Dec. 24, Mossey Creek, Jefferson C[oun]ty, Tennessee [to] Newton Cannon, Nashville, Tennessee / George Branner : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Branner, George

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Date: December 24, 1836
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a letter to Governor Newton Cannon from George Branner, dated December 24, 1836. Branner suggests that Cannon appoint Judge Jacob Peck to be an engineer on the Charleston-Cinncinnati-Louisville Rail Road.
Collection:Governor Newton Cannon Papers
Document: sl646

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Mossey Creek Jefferson Cty [County] Ten [Tennessee]24th Decr [December] 1836
His Excellency Newton Cannon

enclosed is a subscription paper drawn up and signed by a number of persons in this neighborhood. Requesting you to appoint Judge Jacob Peck one of the Engineers to survey the Charleston Cincinatti & Louisville Rail Road, which I hope will be approbated by you, and the appointment given

Respectfully your Hbl Servt [Humble Servant]
George Branner

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[added: George Branner
and others__
recommendation of
Jacob Peck for
apt [appointment] of Asst [Assistant] Engineer][added: 1836]

Mossey Creek Ten.24th Decr___ 1836
[added: paid _18 3/4]
His Excellency N. [Newton] Cannon Nashville Tennessee

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