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Title:[Letter] 1802 Jul. 24, Kingston, Tennessee [to] W. Thomas Clark / T.A. Smith : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Smith, T.A.

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Date: July 24, 1802
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a letter dated July 24, 1802 from Major T.A. Smith to W. Thomas Clark. The subject of the letter is the opening of a turnpike road, specifically the terms and expense related to the clearing.
Collection:Governor Archibald Roane Papers
Document: sl716

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24th July 1802 Sir

Having become the proprietors of Col [Colonel] A Outlaws interest in the Turnpike road from Hambleton to Mero District I am prepairing [preparing] to do my part of opening the said road agreeable to the act of assembly, and shall set my hands to work next week as I am prepared to comply with the requisites of the law, as far as respected Colo [Colonel] Outlaws, and not knowing on what terms you get your labourers [laborers], the expence [expense] was amount to more than I can have it done for, of course, more than I would be willing to give, I therefore notify you of my willingness & intentions of doing all the law require

[added: I am very respectfully yrs &c [yours and et cetera]]
Jno [John]. Smith
[added: W. Thomas N. Clark ]

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W. Thomas H. Clark
Maj [Major] T.A. Smith

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