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Title:[Telegraph] 1849 Aug. 3 [to] Neill Brown / E. Dillahunty : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author: Dillahunty, E.

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Date: August 3, 1849
Extent: 1p
Summary:This document is a telegraph dated August 3, 1849 from E. Dillahunty to the governor of Tennessee, Neill S. Brown. The purpose of the telegraph is to advise of illness, and to provide instructions for the appointment of a special judge to attend to Giles Circuit Court.
Collection:Governor Neill S. Brown Papers
Document: sl686

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Nashville Office College St., Merchant's Insurance & Trust Co [Company]. Buildings.

To make the Telegraph efficient, the public must be the conservators of its own interests, and should make known every cause of reasonable complaint at once to the Manager, Trustees or Superintendent. All such will be investigated promptly.

Business men, whose offices close early, all who have any thing to do with the Telegraph, are earnestly requested to leave full addresses of residence and occupation, so that the delivery of despatches can be secured with certainty and without delay.

All messages must be prepaid, save where answers have been arranged to be paid for on delivery, and of which previous notice should be given.


The following communication was received at this office at 5 o' clock, 26 minutes PM
Dated Columbia August 3d 1849 M Gov [Governor] Brown and Secretary of State

Myself and MS. Trinson are sick. I wish a commission such by tomorrow mail to me for Robt [Robert]. G Payne as special judge to hold the Giles circuit court.

[added: Send without fail]
E. Dillahunty

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