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Title:[Letter] 1827 Nov. 22, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [to] Sam Houston, Nashville, Tennessee / Sam Brown : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Brown, Sam

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Date: November 22, 1827
Extent: 2p
Summary:This document is a brief letter dated November 22, 1827 from Sam Brown in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to governor Sam Houston in Nashville, Tennessee. In the letter, Brown discusses a proposal for establishing a public library in Tennessee, and every state in the union.
Collection:Governor Sam Houston Papers
Document: sl689

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Nov [November] 22d 1827Dear Sir

When you have examined the proposal, made by my friend Mr [Mister] Letrell, for establishing a Public library, in Tennessee & in every other state in the union, I can have no hesitation in believing that you will give it your most cordial support__ The liberal spirit manifested by your legislature in granting funds to the Nashville University , inspires confidence that, with your recommendation & that [our] your funds, this important national object will be accomplished & that lasting benefits will result.

[added: with great respect Yo mo obt [Your most obedient]]
Sam Brown
[added: Govr [Governor]. Houston Nashville ]

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His Excellency gov [governor] Houston Nashville Tennessee

Mr Litell
Sam: Brown 22 Nov [November] 1828]

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