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Title:[Letter] 1836 Sep. 23, Newport, Ten[nessee, to] Newton Cannon, Nashville, Ten[nessee] / Wm. C. Roadman : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Roadman, Wm. C.

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Date: September 23, 1836
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is a letter from Wm. C. Roadman to Governor Newton Cannon, dated September 23, 1836. Roadman is writing to inform Cannon that there is no commissioner assigned to Newport.
Collection:Governor Newton Cannon Papers
Document: sl650

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Newport T [Tennessee] Septr [September] 23d 1836
Dr [Dear] Sir

By the 2d see of the charter incorporating an Louisville & charleston rail road it will be perceived that Books are to be opend [opened] at Knoxville Jonesboro & Newport com for which are to be appointed by the Legislature or govr [governor] we find in Knoxville Register of 21st Inst [Instant] a [unclear: list ] of commissioner for nearly all the counties in E Ten [East Tennessee] in several of which there are 3 places designated for opening Books and in this list we find Newport altho [although] embraced in the charter has no commissioners appointed we presume there has been a mistake somehow, in this omission and as time is short; I am desired by some of our citizens to refer your Excellency to it That the Blank every be fild [filled]; as the time of opening Books is near at hand while writeing [writing] on

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this subject I beg leave to refer you to another matter containd [contained] in same paper to wit that of our county meeting held last week wherein a matter is referd [referred] to you requesting that you will in your message lay it before the ensuing Legislature

respectfly yr obt servt [respectfully your obedient servant]
Wm C Roadman
His Ex [Excellency] Newton Cannon

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Newport T.Sept 23d
His Excellency Newton Cannon Nashville Ten
[added: Wm C Roadman, pm [postmaster]][added: Wm C Roadman][added: Wm C Roadman]

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